Course Description

Diploma in Care of the Senior Pets – Level 3

Global Edulink



Overview

Senior pets refer to the pets that are too old and require special attention and care. Different pets mature differently based on their breed and genetics. It is very crucial to identify the age in which a specific pet reaches maturity in order to provide it with special attention and care. Although breed mainly determines the maturity of pets, nutrition and environment also play a role in how fast a pet ages.

Just as humans, when pets grow old they face many health issues which require special attention and care. They might face dental issues, arthritis and degenerative diseases. They might also tend to get tired easily, find it difficult to run, walk or play and to find a comfortable position to sleep in. identifying the health issues and diseases in senior pets early on and treating them accordingly may greatly impact the overall health of senior pets and may help them live longer. It may also improve their state of mind and keep them happy.

Caring for senior pets can be done by pet care or veterinary professionals. However, learning the essentials on how to care for your senior pets will help you cut down on the cost to hire professionals and to strengthen your bond with your pets. This Diploma in care of the senior pets – level 3 will teach you how to identify the maturity of pets and the behavioural changes in senior pets. You will also get to look over at the special considerations for senior cats. You will be introduced to mobility and pain issues that plague senior pets. You will be enlightened about cancer in senior pets and will be taught how to say goodbye when the time comes.

The course has been endorsed under the The Quality License Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality License Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Course Curriculum

1: How Old Is Old?

2: Behavioral Changes In Senior Pets

3: Special Considerations For Mature Pets

4: Mobility And Pain Issues

5: Cancer

6: Saying Goodbye

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Pet care professionals
  • Veterinary professionals
  • Anyone willing to learn on how to treat senior pets

Method of assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Care of the Senior Pets – Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from The Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04836

Accredited Body (Accreditation)

The Quality License Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. The Quality License Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, The Quality License Scheme also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Agriculture & Veterinary, Animal Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Fee 229
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Career Path Once you successfully completed this Level 3 Diploma in Care of senior pets, you will be able improve your candidature for various job positions in the pet care or veterinary field. This diploma can also help you progress in your career by putting you in line to demand for job promotions and salary increments from your organisation. You can also use this diploma as a foundation if you desire to continue studying animal care. Below given are few of the job positions this diploma will qualify you for: • Veterinarian – £31,008 per annum • Veterinary nurse – £18,600 per annum • Veterinary assistant – £15,560 per annum • Animal Technician – £17,944 per annum • Animal Shelter Manager – £20,314 per annum • Animal Caretaker – £14,995 per annum
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CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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