City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma Landbased Studies (Animal Care) with Welsh Baccalaureate Foundation Diploma at Coleg Sir Gar
- Considerable practical experience with dogs, rabbits and guinea pigs, reptiles and amphibians, birds and fish.
- Assessment is mainly carried out while undertaking practical tasks with some oral questioning
- Visits and practical investigations widen the learning experience
- The course also includes the Foundation Welsh Baccalaureate, basic skills literacy and numeracy andÂ Essential SkillsÂ IT
- Work experience can improve employment prospects
- Health & Safety is an important part of the course and will be assessed both practically and with a short on-line multi-choice test
- A useful portfolio of all the course units acts as a basic reference resource for future courses or employment
This qualification is offered as a full time Level 1 course and acts as an introduction to the Animal Care Industries. The course is practically orientated and also involves the compilation of portfolios for Landbased Diploma Level 1 and an evidence file for Welsh Baccalaureate Foundation Level. Employment opportunities include animal care assistants in pet shops, boarding and rescue kennels and catteries.
Entry is subject to successful interview andÂ two GCSEs at any level or their equivalent.
Assessment is by practical assessments, portfolio grades and an on-line multi-choice test.
This course is a basic introduction for anyone intending to make a career in the Animal Care industries. Successful candidates may progress to employment or to the Level 2 Diploma Animal Care.
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