Pet care is highly popular as pet owners are always on the lookout for trustworthy and reliable pet carers. Pet owners want the best care for their pets, and it has to be the right person that their pet will get along with, trust and engage with. Pet owners prefer one to one attention and a pet carer is usually able to provide this service. The Certificate in Pet Care at QLS Level 3 Quality Licence Scheme is an in-depth course on everything you need to know about animal care, and what type of role you want to play in this industry.
Employers typically prefer prospective workers who already possess significant established expertise and skills-as training new hires requires time and a major financial investment. If you already have those skills, your competitive advantage in the job market would be improved. Alternatively, you can consider the possibility of creating your own small business providing services to pet owners. By completing this course, you can learn about the techniques of animal husbandry, improve business and management skills, and gain other knowledge necessary to start a career in animal care, or provide support services within the industry.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
|Who Is This Course Aimed at?||
|Access Duration||The course will be delivered directly to you, and from the date you joined the course you have 12 months of access to the online learning platform. The course is self-paced, and you can complete it in stages at any time.|
|Method of Assessment||In order to complete the course ‘Certificate in Pet Care at QLS Level 3’ successfully, learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.|
|Certification||Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Pet Care at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.|
The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.
The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.
Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.
|Progression and Career Path||Once you successfully complete ‘Certificate in Pet Care at QLS Level 3’ you will gain a qualification that will prove your skills and expertise in the subject matter. With this qualification you can further expand your knowledge by studying related courses on this subject, or you can go onto get a promotion or salary increment in your current job role. You have the chance of landing a great job such as given below:
|Meet Your Tutor|
|Meet Your Tutor|
|1. Introduction to Your Tutor|
|Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate – Introduction|
|Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate – Pet Care|
|2. Introduction to Animal Health|
|Introduction to Animal Care – Slides|
|Introduction to Animal Care – File download|
|Introduction to Animal Care – Test|
|3. How to Care for Dogs and Puppies|
|Provide Basic Care for Domestic Dogs – Slides|
|Provide Basic Care for Dogs – File download|
|Caring for your Domestic Dog – Test|
|4. Taking Care of a Cat|
|Caring for Your Domestic Cat – Slides|
|Caring for Domestic Cats – File download|
|Caring for Domestic Cats – Test|
|5. How to Give Basic Care for Birds|
|Provide Basic Care for Birds – Slides|
|Provide Basic Care for Birds – File download|
|Provide Basic Care for Birds – Test|
|6. Basic Care of Freshwater Fish|
|Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish – Slides|
|Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish – File download|
|Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish – Test|
|7. Taking Care of Rodents and Rabbits|
|Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits – Slides|
|Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits – File download|
|Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits – Test|
|8. How to Care for Reptiles and Amphibians|
|Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians – Slides|
|Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians – File download|
|Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians – Test|
It was not only just the depth of content, but also lengthy and informative explanations that were provided throughout the course. A high standard of teaching was maintained.
Great course. I’m impressed!
Good customer support
I received helpful support from South London College. They were very kind and went out of their way to make sure I felt settled in my training, particularly as a first-time student.
The course content was highly detailed and insightful on pet care. It focused on how to set up your own pet services. As a pet carer I found this course beneficial to my future career prospects.