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Canine Health and Nutrition QLS Level 3

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Are you a dog lover? Do you want to gain an in-depth knowledge about man’s best friend? Then this Canine Health and Nutrition QLS Level 3 course is the one for you.

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the canine digestive system.
  • Knowledge of basic nutrients.
  • Identify the nutrients required for health and behaviour.
  • Identify the types of diets available.
  • Study at your own time and pace with no strict deadlines to contend with.

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Course overview

Would you love for your career to be one where you work with dogs every day? This Canine Health and Nutrition QLS Level 3 course can help you get started with that.

During the course, you will look at the basic nutrition of a canine, evaluate the nutrition supplied in different types of diet, evaluate the health issues caused by a decreased intake of nutrients, and much more.

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you either online or through the post, you decide! Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

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:

  • Kennel assistant
  • Kennel manager or supervisor
  • Animal charity rescue and rehoming centres
  • Animal licensing inspector
  • Animal welfare inspector

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 80 hours.

Course Outcome

Canine Health and Nutrition Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Extra info


This course is assessed through a series of written 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. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study method

This course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and a study guide in addition to tutor support by email.

Course outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners 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. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider 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 Licence Scheme website.


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