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72 training courses found

Professional Kennel Operator - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The Kennel Operator Diploma covers the essential information that is required to successfully run the dog aspects of a kennels (business studies are not covered). It is recommended that successful students should consider further studies as career development with the Canine Communication and Canine Aggression programmes.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Introduction to Conservation - Certificate
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course has been designed for those with an interest in conservation and to introduce students to some of the basic principles, concepts and benefits. It focuses on both local (the British Isles) and globally conservation and introduces the student to the concept of sustainable development.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Introduction to Zoology - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is designed to provide a grounding for further studying of animals in general and their behaviour. If you do not feel confident in your knowledge of animals or you have been out of education for some time this course is an ideal way to put your fears to rest.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Herptile Care, Welfare and Husbandry - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course has been designed for owners of reptiles and amphibians as well as for those working in the animal care and pet industry, including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding. 1) Reptile Husbandry 2) Reptile Healthcare 3) Amphibian Husbandry 4) Amphibian Healthcare This course is delivered in 4 study modules which need to be passed to gain the qualification.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Farm Animal Behaviour - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

As this course covers such a large subject there are more modules than normal, module 1 and any five further modules are required for a diploma to be issued. It is designed to be helpful to the farming community as well as those who may be considering taking up a smallholding or even keeping domesticated animals for their own enjoyment.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Herpetology - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The study of amphibians and reptiles is a subject that has been asked about frequently and finally this course is available. It deals with the characteristics, biology, interesting facts and some behaviour of these creatures, some of which are commonly known and others that are quite rare and strange.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Equine Behaviour and Psychology - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

As well as an enjoyable course, this is designed to be a serious introduction into the fascinating subject of equine behaviour. Obviously the subject matter is huge and it would be impossible to cover it all in a course of this size, but if you have never studied psychology before this is a good place to start.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Professional Dog Walker - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

With the rise in popularity and necessity of dog walkers as a vital service to many dog owners it is important that the owner has the reassurance that the walker knows what they are doing and their dog is in safe hands. This course provides the walker with essential knowledge to carry out that task.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Entomology –The Study of Insects
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Insects are interesting animals and this course serves as a useful introduction for anyone keeping insects or working in an environment where insects are housed. Course Modules 1) Introduction to the evolution of insects.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Animal Care, Welfare and Husbandry Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The Animal Care Welfare and Husbandry Diploma programme has been developed for those who want to know more about the care of particular species of domestic pets and are planning to work in a pet store or animal rescue centre. It will also be a very useful introduction to further study for those wishing to embark on a career as an animal care assistant.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Introduction to Ecology - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course moves away from studies that are purely focussed on animals to look at the environments that support them. Animals will inevitably feature as they have an impact on the environment in the same way that the environment affects animal individuals and populations.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Care, Welfare and Behaviour of Exotics - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This Course is designed for anyone who has a keen interest in the keeping and caring of exotic animals as pets. Additionally this course will be very useful for those working in the animal care sector such as zoos or pet shops.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Professional Pet Care and Veterinary Practice Assistant Diploma (part 2)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course has been developed for those who want to work with animals in a veterinary setting. It covers all the topics that are in the BVNA Animal Nursing Assistant course with the exception of the work experience and practical related subjects.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Professional Rescue Dog Handler - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The Rescue Dog Handler Diploma covers the essential information that is required to successfully work in a rescue kennel. It is recommended that successful students should consider further studies as career development with the Canine Communication and Canine Aggression programmes.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Birds of Prey - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The birds of prey diploma covers raptors world-wide, their habitats, characteristics, origins and some of their behaviours form the content of this course that has been introduced by popular demand. It could be argued that all birds are beautiful but this group seem to capture the imagination more than many.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Advanced Animal Behaviour - Higher Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Using wild species as examples this course is designed to take the student’s understanding of animal behaviour into a level normally reserved for higher education. The entry to this course is limited to those with a suitable academic background (at least a high GCSE pass in biology and/or psychology or having achieved a distinction (or high merit) on the intermediate course.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Professional Pet Care and Veterinary Practice Assistant Diploma (part 1)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course has been developed for those who want to work with animals in a veterinary setting. It covers all the topics that are in the BVNA Animal Nursing Assistant course with the exception of the work experience and practical related subjects.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Equine Studies - Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The aim of this course is to provide students with a useful grounding for further studies on the subject of horses, their care and behaviour. Students will study how to identify common health problems and understand their nutritional requirements as well as understanding a little of equine origins.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Advanced Feline Behaviour – Diploma
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

As a result of popular demand this programme has been introduced to allow students of Feline Behaviour and Psychology to progress their studies to a higher level. The course is aimed at those planning to work with cats or those already working with cats on a professional basis although it would also be of interest to those cat owners who want an in depth knowledge of cat behaviour.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Marine Zoology Diploma (part 1)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The huge subject of Marine Biology is divided into three areas: The Marine Environment, Marine Zoology (the animal life) and Marine Plant life. This Advanced Diploma programme comprehensively covers the first two aspects of the subject leaving the students who are interested to further their knowledge of plant life independently.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
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