University Centre Askham Bryan has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This programme covers the skills and knowledge required to work within the canine and feline industry. The key focuses are to develop an understanding of the behaviour, husbandry requirements and welfare needs of canine and felines, as well as the complex interactions that they have within society. There is also a high emphasis on training and managing the behaviour of both these species; which is important in all areas of this industry. This programme requires students to undertake 300 hours of work placement, 150 of which will be undertaken on site in the college kennels and cattery. These hours will be completed in the first year on a rota including some weekends, evenings and holidays to maintain the high welfare standards for the animals on site.
Year 1 (Level 4) Modules include - Academic and Professional Skills, Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Introduction to Business, Canine and Feline Behaviour, Human and Animal Interactions, Learning and Cognition. Year 2 (Level 5) Modules include – Skills for Research, Business Enterprise, Problem Behaviour Management, Applied Animal Training, Canine and Feline Welfare, Industry Skills and Training Classes.
Assessments may include: Examinations, Course work, continual assessments, Viva- Voce, Presentations, Practical assessments
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Askham Bryan York Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|