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Animal Welfare QLS Level 4

Course Code

OSC1017

Are you looking to pursue a career in working with animals? By completing this Animal Welfare Level 4 course, you could start in a field that offers a wide range of opportunities, from zookeeping and professional pet training, right through to wildlife conservation and academic research.

  • Animal welfare is the study of the ethics involved in the care, farming and conversation of animals.
  • This course covers the legal, ethical, commercial, agricultural and conservational aspects of animal welfare.
  • From marine life and elephants in the wild to ethical farming in the UK, this course provides maximum coverage of welfare topics for different animals and their habitats.

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Course overview

Animal behaviourists and animal carers enjoy a diverse range of career opportunities, ranging from zookeeping and professional pet training, right through to wildlife conservation and working for animal charities.

During this Animal Welfare QLS Level 4 course, you will explore the codes of practice when it comes to animal welfare practice, dairy farming, the UK’s most protected animals, protecting the marine environment and much more.

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.
You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

It is ideal for:

  • Students who want to develop their animal behaviour knowledge
  • Those aspiring to work or progress their career in the animal industry.

Future career options:

  • Animal technician
  • Equine groom
  • Pest control surveyor
  • Animal attendant
  • Animal keeper
  • Large animal technician
  • Trainee zookeeper
  • Contract animal technician
  • Mammal keeper
  • Primate care staff
  • Animal care assistant
  • Animal rehomer
  • Pet health advisor

 

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Animal Welfare Level 4.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality License Scheme website. This course has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

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