Animal Care (0146)

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Pet Sitting

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Health, Husbandry and Handling

Level 3 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Nutrition

These are short practical qualifications that employers in the animal care industries really value.

The qualifications are aimed at two specific target audiences:

  • Learners aged 16 to 18, taken alongside a new Technical qualification to enhance some of the key practical skills that employers value
  • Adults in work to confirm competence, or career changers looking for an industry credible qualification
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The qualifications contain the knowledge and practical skills for ‘doing the job’ in a competent way.

For detailed information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 Certificates of Technical Competence in Animal Care related subjects could lead to the following employment opportunities:

  • Dog walker
  • Pet sitter
  • Animal care worker
  • Pet retail assistant

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

Alongside the Technicals for 16 to 18 year olds:

  • These may delivered alongside Technicals for those learners who wish to gain extra certification against the practical skills and competencies that employers want to see
  • Much of the content is embedded within relevant units within the Technicals

Stand-alone/ full cost recovery or adult learners or other markets:

  • The Guided Learning Hours are approximately 10 to 12 hours, so this could be delivered over 2 days with an assessment at the end, or on a separate day.


These qualifications link to the new 0172 Technicals in Animal Care and Management:

http://www.cityandguilds.com/qualifications-and-apprenticeships/land-based-services/animal-management/0172-technicals-in-animal-care-management-and-equine-care-management#tab=information

Level 2

Level 2 qualifications provide sound, fundamental skills and knowledge required to undertake a specific role or progress to further learning and training.

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Pet Sitting (0146-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Pet Sitting

  • Accreditation No: 603/0791/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 18 - 18 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 21 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Pet Sitting

  • Accreditation No: TBC This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 18 - 18 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 21 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking (0146-21)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking

  • Accreditation No: 603/0792/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 14 - 14 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 17 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking

  • Accreditation No: TBC This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 14 - 14 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 17 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Health, Husbandry and Handling (0146-22)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Health and Handling

  • Accreditation No: 603/0793/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 14 - 14 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 16 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Health and Handling

  • Accreditation No: TBC This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 14 - 14 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 16 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

Level 3 qualifications provide skills, knowledge and understanding required to undertake a specific role or progress to higher learning and training.

Level 3 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Nutrition (0146-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

Level 3 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Nutrition

  • Accreditation No: 603/0794/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 18 - 18 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 21 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Nutrition

  • Accreditation No: TBC This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 18 - 18 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 21 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

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