Level 1 Award in Practical Farm Animal Care Skills

ABC Awards Code A9109-01
Ofqual Code 500/9655/2
Assessment Pass/Fail Only
Total Qualification Time 120
Guided Learning 108
Fee £44.40

For those learners interested in working in animal care, this qualification provides a practical introduction. Learners will gain work-related skills in the area of farm animal care, gain insight into core activities within the sector, and prepare for further training. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:

  • How to assist with the care of animals, including relevant animal welfare legislation, minimising stress and injury to the animals, and keeping people and animals safe whilst working
  • The principles of animal care, including monitoring the health of animals, providing feed and water, and workplace health and safety requirements
  • Optional units include: Principles of Basic Preparation and Operation of a Tractor, Weigh Farm Animals, Promote and Maintain the Health and Well-Being of Animals, and more

This qualification will help learners to decide whether to undertake further training or employment within this sector. Learners could progress through these qualifications onto the ABC Level 2 Awards and Certificates in Practical Animal Care as well as the Level 2 Work-Based Diploma in Animal Care.