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Working and Caring for Animals in Pet Shops (Advanced Short course-L3)
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Course Summary:

This course will enable pet shop managers and assistants to build on their expertise, and provide evidence to their local authority licensing officer that they know and understand the complexities of working in the pet care/retail/rescue environment.

In one concise unit, students will cover a range of subjects, to help them work within animal care regulations.

This Advanced Short Course is perfect for learners who want to delve deeper into this area, as well as those already working in the animal care sector looking to further their professional development.

You’ll receive your first unit as soon as you enrol, so you can start whenever you want, and progress through the course at your own pace, studying when and where you choose.

Our Support Promise:

You can phone or email your tutor at any point during your course – to ask questions, for advice, encouragement or to draw on their wealth of
knowledge.

You can also contact the support team who are here to help you Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

What you will Learn

Unit 1

  • The Animal Welfare Act
  • The five freedoms
  • Responsibility for serving customers and looking after the animals in a pet shop
  • The retail environment
  • Contact with the general public
  • Animals and their care
  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Employer’s duties
  • The Pet Animals Act