If you want to work in the livestock industry, then this qualification will help you to gain knowledge of this area. This course will prepare you to demonstrate competence in handling, health and assessing stock.
You will learn the basic requirements for managing stock, why considering their welfare is important and the Welfare Code requirements for a given class of livestock relating to housing and health.
You will also learn about the procedures to be followed in the event of an emergency, the checks which should be made on livestock and the measures that can be taken to prevent disease entering a holding/farm.
Please note: Funding for this course may be available depending on eligibility.
What You Will Learn
• Stock well-being
• Routine duties
• Health and Safety
The assessment for this course is two-fold, the first part is a computer based test of your knowledge, the second is conducted via a practical assessment and one to one questioning.
You will need to ensure that you have the correct personal protection equipment to be worn at all times during practical work.
This course is open to everyone however, if you are 19 years old or over, you may be eligible for funding for this course. Please enquire for more details about your eligibility.
Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.