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Animal Care College Diploma in Kennel and Cattery Management (Level 3)
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Course Summary:

This course has been designed to prepare aspiring kennel/cattery owners and managers, through study of best practice animal boarding management techniques.

Over six units, this diploma will cover essential business techniques involved in managing an animal boarding institution, as well as factors such as hygiene and welfare.

We send your first unit upon enrolment, 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

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

  • Profit and loss – the financial implications involved in running a kennel

Unit 2

  • Planning and design
  • Systems buildings versus permanent structures
  • Planning permissions
  • The Animal Welfare Act

Unit 3

  • Health and welfare
  • Environmental issues
  • Model Licence Conditions
  • Working practices

Unit 4

  • Employing
  • Managing and training staff
  • Running accounts and book keeping

Unit 5 

  • Working routines and procedures
  • Health and safety
  • COSHH regulations
  • Health and hygiene

Unit 6 

  • Advertising
  • Public relations
  • Associated profitable enterprises