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Pet Sitting Certificate of Technical Competence

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne

This short course is for learners to understand the roles and responsibilities of an individual who wishes to offer a professional Pet Sitting service with a focus on animal welfare. It is important that the learner understands current legislation and codes of practice related to looking after a client’s animals and property and practical implications They will also be required to identify potential problems/emergencies relating to pet sitting and how to deal with them. This focuses on caring for animals in the owner’s property, not home boarding.

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Canine First Aid

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne, Duchy College Stoke Climsland

The course is designed to give the basic skills needed to handle all types of situations involving your dog at home or your place of work. Students will learn how to assess general dog health and recognise any signs of poor health including how to check vital signs. Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only This course will run from 09:00-16:00

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City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming

Level 3 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne

The Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge that are important when working as a professional Dog Groomer. On successful completion of this course you could work for an established business, become part of a franchise or work as a self-employed dog groomer.

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Canine Anatomy in Action

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Understanding your dog’s musculoskeletal system enables you to harness their ability more effectively at all levels of work and competition. Canine anatomy in action is a fun and informative way to enhance your knowledge of the canine musculoskeletal system from an anatomical perspective. Delivered using live dogs, canine treadmill and a wide range of anatomical specimens to aid your understanding of nature’s support mechanisms.

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Canine First Aid

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland

You’d like to think that you won’t find yourself into a problem situation with one of the dogs in your care, but accidents happen all the time. Dogs are naturally curious creatures, and it doesn’t take much for one of them to let their enthusiasm get the better of them. You also can’t stop other dogs attacking. The most beneficial thing you can know is how to address the outcomes. From bites and stings to poisoning, right through to giving CPR, our course teaches you everything you need to know in order to be prepared.

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An Introduction to Hoopers

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College

What is Hooper’s? Hooper’s is a fun dog sport that is ideal for dogs and owners of all ages and fitness levels. Dogs navigate a course of hoops, barrels and tunnels with the same pace and excitement as agility. But the courses are flowing and don’t involve tight turns – making it accessible for everyone! Hooper’s is focused on the ability of dog and owner to work together as a smooth-flowing team so it is a great bonding activity too.

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Introduction to Animal Care

Entry Level • Part-time • Bicton College

Introduction to Animal Care will provide an overview of our adult provision within this sector. The following topics will be covered: • An introduction to dog grooming; learn how to carry out a basic bath and groom. • An introduction to wildlife and conservation by taking a walk through our natural woodlands, parklands and lake; learn how to observe nature and the environment. • An overview of canine care, training and husbandry; learn how to best care for and train your canine friend. These topics could then lead onto courses that are directly linked to qualifications to suit your next career move or interests. Help with applying for the next courses will be offered on the day and some time will also be spent on the day carrying out initial assessments to ensure we can support you with an specific skills around English and maths that would be required for the next courses we offer.

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Dog Training and Husbandry Award Level 2

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College

This course will be run over 7 days (Fridays for 7 weeks) and learners will need to build a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their understanding of the topics covered. There will be both written and practical elements, and learners may be required to complete some work at home. This course would be suitable for pet owners, as well as those that work within the canine industry and could be funded depending on personal circumstances.

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