Entry Level Certificate in Practical Small Animal Care Skills (Entry 3)

ABC Awards Code C9108-E3
Ofqual Code 500/9659/X
Assessment Pass/Fail Only
Total Qualification Time 160
Guided Learning 160
Fee £53.20

For those learners interested in working with small animals in the land-based sector, this qualification provides a practical introduction. Learners will gain work-related skills in the area of small animal care, develop employability skills, and prepare for further training. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:

  • How to recognise important body parts of small animals, their function, and parts that are commonly checked for health
  • Optional units include: Check That a Small Animal is Healthy, Process Customer Orders for Goods in a Retail Environment, Assist with animal accommodation, and more.

This qualification will help learners to decide whether to undertake further training or employment within this sector. Learners could progress from Entry Level 2 to Level 1 and then onto a Level 2 qualification in Animal Care, or onto an Apprenticeship.