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If you are interested in Animals, these courses may be perfect for you...
This Level 2 qualification covers the skills needed to progress to work as a dog walker.
This course includes understanding how dogs learn and how to develop a positive bond with a dog.
Learn instinctive behaviour of domestic dog and observe examples. Learn training methods and effectiveness of techniques.
This is taking training skills a step further with a large practical element . On day one you will start with the basics of how dogs learn, reinforcement and punishment (different types), reinforcement schedules, different training methods as well as different techniques for different dogs .you will be able to differentiate between positive reinforcement for dogs (R+)negative reinforcement for dogs (R-) positive punishment for dogs (P+) and negative punishment for dogs (P-) You will develop and implement a plan to train a skill through targeting techniques. On day two you will cover a lot of practical work, basic training as well as the groups developing and implementing training plans. A discussion will take place on the first session to establish how many dogs are required for the practical sessions N.B not everyone will be required to bring a dog along to the practical session.
This course is a practical introduction to the grooming business, enabling you to gain skills in canine grooming and styling at beginner level. Upon completion of both levels, you will have learnt all of the basic skills required to work as a dog groomer.
This course includes understanding signs of normal and abnormal health and carrying out a routine care regime. There are no entry requirements in order to attend this course.
By the end of the course you will be able to understand:Routine preventative health care for reptiles, Housing/environment requirements of reptiles, The signs of ill health in reptiles, Health assessment and treatment of reptiles
This qualification covers the skills needed to progress to work as a pet sitter.
By the end of the course, you will be able to explain what you can and can’t do in an emergency situation in accordance with the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 and recognise conditions requiring emergency first aid to include unconsciousness, seizures and shock.