BTEC Firsts Animal Care (2014)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Firsts in Animal Care. Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 1 and level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Units offered include animal health, animal welfare and principles of animal behaviour.

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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Animal Care
Level:
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
120
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
175
Qualification number (QN):
601/4530/4
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16 (EFA funding), 16-18 (EFA funding)
Availability:
UK only
First teaching:
2015
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Tue Dec 31 08:15:00 GMT 2019
Last registration:
  • Tue Dec 31 11:03:49 GMT 2019
Final certification:
  • Thu Dec 31 11:03:59 GMT 2020

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BTEC Firsts in Animal Care can help you take your first steps towards a career working with animals. You’ll learn essential skills such as handling, feeding, grooming and giving animals a healthy environment to live in.

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