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Canine Care, Behaviour & Welfare Award (RQF) Level 3

  • Learn the health and welfare requirements for care and boarding environments
  • Explore canine body language, signs of stress and aggression
  • Understand how to prevent the spread of disease
  • Gain essential skills for a career in canine care
  • Earn a nationally recognised qualification
  • Complete your course online in a matter of weeks

About your Course

This level 3 award in canine care, behaviour and welfare teaches you how to properly care for canines in a professional care or boarding setting.

From body language and stress signals to common behavioural issues, you’ll know the indicators that could lead to aggression or unwanted behaviour. Allowing you to effectively avoid and prevent challenging situations, which is essential for working within a kennel, dog day care or home boarding setting.

You’ll have the knowledge needed to effectively look after the dogs in your care. Ensuring they stay fit and healthy by properly managing their diets and preventing the spread of infection or disease. By learning to recognise the signs of distress, you’ll also know what steps to take to maintain the animal’s emotional welfare.

Throughout the course, you’ll be taught how to properly support animals when coming in and out of the kennel setting. So that you can settle them quickly and put them at ease. Minimising any stress caused and reducing the likelihood of animals causing harm to themselves or others.

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll have the necessary skills to start a new career in canine care and management. As well as an ideal foundation to develop your knowledge through further studies.

Getting Started

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 3 Award in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare 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 provide you with knowledge and understanding of canine care, behaviour and welfare. 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 understand canine behaviour today! 

This level 3 diploma consists of two units.

Unit 1: Canine Behaviour

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand canine body language
  • Know about common canine behavioural issues
  • Know common signs and causes of stress and aggression in canines
  • Understand how stress can escalate into aggression in canines

Unit 2: Care of Dogs in Kennels, Day Care and Home Boarding

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the causes, transmission and prevention of canine disease in kennel and canine care settings
  • Know about appropriate welfare and feeding of canines in kennel settings
  • Know about safe kennel exit and entry management

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, Behaviour & Welfare Award (RQF) Level 3

  • Learn the health and welfare requirements for care and boarding environments
  • Explore canine body language, signs of stress and aggression
  • Understand how to prevent the spread of disease
  • Gain essential skills for a career in canine care
  • Earn a nationally recognised qualification
  • Complete your course online in a matter of weeks

About your Course

This level 3 award in canine care, behaviour and welfare teaches you how to properly care for canines in a professional care or boarding setting.

From body language and stress signals to common behavioural issues, you’ll know the indicators that could lead to aggression or unwanted behaviour. Allowing you to effectively avoid and prevent challenging situations, which is essential for working within a kennel, dog day care or home boarding setting.

You’ll have the knowledge needed to effectively look after the dogs in your care. Ensuring they stay fit and healthy by properly managing their diets and preventing the spread of infection or disease. By learning to recognise the signs of distress, you’ll also know what steps to take to maintain the animal’s emotional welfare.

Throughout the course, you’ll be taught how to properly support animals when coming in and out of the kennel setting. So that you can settle them quickly and put them at ease. Minimising any stress caused and reducing the likelihood of animals causing harm to themselves or others.

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll have the necessary skills to start a new career in canine care and management. As well as an ideal foundation to develop your knowledge through further studies.

Getting Started

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 3 Award in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare 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 provide you with knowledge and understanding of canine care, behaviour and welfare. 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 understand canine behaviour today! 

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

This level 3 diploma consists of two units.

Unit 1: Canine Behaviour

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand canine body language
  • Know about common canine behavioural issues
  • Know common signs and causes of stress and aggression in canines
  • Understand how stress can escalate into aggression in canines

Unit 2: Care of Dogs in Kennels, Day Care and Home Boarding

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the causes, transmission and prevention of canine disease in kennel and canine care settings
  • Know about appropriate welfare and feeding of canines in kennel settings
  • Know about safe kennel exit and entry management

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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