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Canine Care and Welfare Award (RQF) Level 2

  • Study different dog breeds and diseases & disorders than can affect them
  • Learn about different behaviours and how to prevent problems
  • Explore enrichment and force-free training methods
  • Study towards a career in canine care
  • Earn your qualification in a matter of weeks
  • Learn online around your existing commitments

About your Course

A level 2 award in canine care and welfare teaches you the importance of appropriate care for canines in kennels or day care settings. By studying what dogs need to thrive, you’ll realise the direct correlation care standards have on their mental and physical health.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn skills that allow you to care for canines in a professional setting. As well as the responsibilities of canine carers and how to safeguard dogs against accidental harm.

You will also learn about different canine behaviours and training techniques. Plus, ways to spot behavioural or health issues and carry out a canine health check.

This course can serve as your first step towards working in a kennel or canine day care service. Providing you with the fundamental knowledge you can take straight into employment or onto higher level study.

Getting Started

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the leading UK distance learning provider. This level 2 award in canine care and welfare level 2 is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Therefore, it meets Animal Activity Licensing (AAL) requirements.

It has been designed to equip you with the core skills to work safely with canines of all breeds in a kennelling, home or day care setting. Which can help you improve your job prospects in related roles.

This course is provided completely online, allowing you to learn around your existing job or family commitments. You will be assigned a personal tutor once you enrol, who will support and assist your achievement. Whether you need help with assessments, understanding particular topics or general support and encouragement.

What’s more, there are no structured classes or timetables. Enabling you to work through the online materials at a pace that works for you.

There are also flexible payment methods available and you can get started from the moment you enrol. Start getting the skills you need to work with dogs today! 

Qualification: Canine Care and Welfare Award (RQF) Level 2

Upon completion of this course, you will gain a Level 2 Award in Canine Care and Welfare Qualification Number: 603/5731/9

Requirements for Entry

Learners should be aged 16 or above and be working at Level 1 or above and be comfortable working with dogs of all breeds and sizes.

Total study time for this course is 56 hours.

*You will have access to the course for 6 months only. You can purchase course extensions.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Learners should be aged 16 or above and be working at Level 1 or above and be comfortable working with dogs of all breeds and sizes.

Total study time for this course is 56 hours.

*You will have access to the course for 6 months only. You can purchase course extensions.

This level 2 award consists of two units.

Unit 1: Introduction to Canine Behaviour and Training

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand normal canine behaviour
  • Know suitable routines to prevent welfare and behaviour issues
  • Understand how to provide canine enrichment
  • Understand appropriate canine training techniques
  • Understand the use of force-free training equipment

Unit 2: Introduction to Canine Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know about specific dog breeds and reasons for selecting specific breeds
  • Understand canine disease
  • Understand common canine health disorders
  • Know basic canine needs and carer responsibilities
  • Understand the basics of human and canine relationships

You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence, that you will need to submit in order to gain your qualification.

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care and Veterinary Science
86.8%
(National Average 74.9%)
Canine Care and Welfare Award (RQF) Level 2
  • Study different dog breeds and diseases & disorders than can affect them
  • Learn about different behaviours and how to prevent problems
  • Explore enrichment and force-free training methods
  • Study towards a career in canine care
  • Earn your qualification in a matter of weeks
  • Learn online around your existing commitments

About your Course

A level 2 award in canine care and welfare teaches you the importance of appropriate care for canines in kennels or day care settings. By studying what dogs need to thrive, you’ll realise the direct correlation care standards have on their mental and physical health.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn skills that allow you to care for canines in a professional setting. As well as the responsibilities of canine carers and how to safeguard dogs against accidental harm.

You will also learn about different canine behaviours and training techniques. Plus, ways to spot behavioural or health issues and carry out a canine health check.

This course can serve as your first step towards working in a kennel or canine day care service. Providing you with the fundamental knowledge you can take straight into employment or onto higher level study.

Getting Started

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the leading UK distance learning provider. This level 2 award in canine care and welfare level 2 is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Therefore, it meets Animal Activity Licensing (AAL) requirements.

It has been designed to equip you with the core skills to work safely with canines of all breeds in a kennelling, home or day care setting. Which can help you improve your job prospects in related roles.

This course is provided completely online, allowing you to learn around your existing job or family commitments. You will be assigned a personal tutor once you enrol, who will support and assist your achievement. Whether you need help with assessments, understanding particular topics or general support and encouragement.

What’s more, there are no structured classes or timetables. Enabling you to work through the online materials at a pace that works for you.

There are also flexible payment methods available and you can get started from the moment you enrol. Start getting the skills you need to work with dogs today! 

Animal Care and Veterinary Science
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 74.9%)
86.8%

Qualification: Canine Care and Welfare Award (RQF) Level 2

Upon completion of this course, you will gain a Level 2 Award in Canine Care and Welfare Qualification Number: 603/5731/9

Requirements for Entry

Learners should be aged 16 or above and be working at Level 1 or above and be comfortable working with dogs of all breeds and sizes.

Total study time for this course is 56 hours.

*You will have access to the course for 6 months only. You can purchase course extensions.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

This level 2 award consists of two units.

Unit 1: Introduction to Canine Behaviour and Training

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand normal canine behaviour
  • Know suitable routines to prevent welfare and behaviour issues
  • Understand how to provide canine enrichment
  • Understand appropriate canine training techniques
  • Understand the use of force-free training equipment

Unit 2: Introduction to Canine Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know about specific dog breeds and reasons for selecting specific breeds
  • Understand canine disease
  • Understand common canine health disorders
  • Know basic canine needs and carer responsibilities
  • Understand the basics of human and canine relationships

You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence, that you will need to submit in order to gain your qualification.

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