The candidate will acquire and apply knowledge of the occupational hazards and Health and Safety legislation pertaining to the care of small animals.
On successful completion of this unit candidates will be able to:
1 Identify the risks of contracting diseases from small animals and describe the preventative measures which should be adopted.
2 Describe potentially hazardous situations in dealing with small animals and the appropriate measures to reduce them.
Animal Care: Accommodation and Handling
Animal Care: An Introduction to Dog Grooming
Animal Care: Anatomy and Physiology of Mammals:
Animal Care: Avian Care
Animal Care: Behaviour of Small Animals
Animal Care: Breeding
Animal Care: Farm Livestock
Animal Care: Feeding Small Animals
Animal Care: Health Care
Animal Care: Neo-natal Care
Animal Care: Ornamental Fish Care
Animal Care: Parasitology
Animal Care: Reptile and Amphibian Care:
Communications (Int 2)
Equine Housing and Handling.
ICT (Int 2)
Investigating Animal Wildlife
Numeracy (Int 2)
Skills for Customer Care
Small Animal Breeding
Animal Care NC SCQF Level 5
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