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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Borders College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    36 weeks

Course summary

COURSE INTRODUCTION

You will study topics including Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Companion Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Companion Animal Handling and First Aid, Small Animal Health and Disease, and Small Animal Nutrition. In practical classes you will undertake routine health care, feeding and handling techniques with a range of small animals., , Core Skills for working in the land-based industry may be a timetabled part of this course

QUALIFICATIONS

HNC in Animal Care at SCQF Level 7

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Successful students showing a high degree of motivation may apply to higher education to study veterinary nursing or zoology. Examples of possible employment opportunities include careers with SSPCA, boarding establishments, managing animal related businesses or working in a veterinary practice.

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University information

Borders College

  • Campus address

    Borders College, Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3HE, Scotland

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