This practical course will develop your understanding of animals in the wild and in society as well as learning how to assist with maintaining the health, well-being and accommodation of animals, including feeding, watering and handling.
Modules covered include essential skills with both animal and plant related topics. They are:
- Being Organised
- Working With Others
- Researching a Topic
- Developing a Personal Progression Plan
- Finding Out About the Land Based Sector
- Caring for and Feeding Animals
- Moving and Accommodating Animals
- Growing Plants
- Caring for and Keeping Plants Healthy
- Prepare Soil for Planting
This course is 50% theory and 50% practical work.
You will learn through a combination of theory and practical based learning including written assessments, group discussions, presentations and practical handling of a variety of species.
On successful completion of this course you can progress onto the Animal Management Diploma Level 2 or employment in the industry.
The majority of the assessment is completed through ongoing assessment and practical handling of a variety of species.
Overalls are provided for various levels but you will be required to purchase a tunic and steel-toe capped boots. This will be arranged by the College and more information will be provided regarding this at interview and enrolment.
No formal entry requirements are required, just a desire to work with animals.
Level : Level 1
Starts : 09 September, 2019
Duration : 1 Year
Course Code : FLDAMAP
: 01780 484 311