Canine Science Course Level 3 Award – QLS

£399.00

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    Description

    This online level 3 Canine Science course is written to meets the needs of dog owners and those wishing to work in a canine environment such as kennels. training schools & rescue homes.

    The course allows you to study the fascinating history and evolution of the canine, exploring the differences between dogs and their wolf ancestors.

    You will also have the chance to learn about the psychology of canine learning and behaviour, anatomy and physiology, the varied roles of dogs in society, as well as how to provide the correct nutrition for dogs of a variety of breeds and ages.

    This Canine Science course will provide students with the following knowledge:

    • Psychology
    • Canine Behaviour
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Dogs in Society and much more

    Qualification: Canine Science Level 3 Award – QLS
    Support: 1-year support included
    Start Date: Anytime – We enrol 365 days a year 
    Endorsed Specification: Certificate of Achievement

    Course Syllabus

    Learners will complete 6 units of study in total as listed below.

    6 tutor marked assignments to complete

    UNIT 1: EVOLUTION AND DOMESTICATION OF THE CANINE
    The evolution from Canis lupus to Canis familiaris
    The domestication of the canine
    The diversity of Canis familiaris
    Common genetic disorders in the dog

    UNIT 2: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DOGS AND WOLVES
    Why humans have required certain characteristics in dogs
    The major similarities between dogs and wolves
    The anatomical differences between dogs and wolves
    The importance, advantages and disadvantages of selective breeding

    UNIT 3: COMMON CANINE BEHAVIOURS AND HOW DOGS LEARN
    Commonly seen dog behaviours and compare with the wolf
    The importance of canine communication
    How understanding dog behaviour enhances the training process
    The history of dog training

    UNIT 4: CANINES IN SOCIETY
    The roles of the canine in society since known domestication
    The changing role of the dog in society
    The importance of dogs as pets
    The importance of working dogs

    UNIT 5: CORRECT NUTRITION
    The purpose of good nutrition
    The digestive tract and impact of poor nutrition
    The need for breed-specific nutrition and breed-size-specific nutrition
    The importance of correct life-stage nutrition

    UNIT 6: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CANINE SPECIAL SENSES
    The function and role of the special senses
    The adaptation of the special senses
    The differences between sight and scent hounds
    Anatomical and possible behavioural problems associated with the special senses

    Entry Requirements

    There are no previous qualifications required. However, students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

    Be aged 16 Years or above
    Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
    Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
    Basic computer skills: e.g. Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
    Have a genuine desire to succeed

    Course Duration

    This course comes with 12 months of support included:

    Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 80 Hours
    Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 100 Hours

    On average, learners will complete this course within 6 months.

    Course Outcome

    ABC Quality License Scheme – Certificate of Achievement

    At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme & is offered in partnership with Open Study College (OSC). This means that OSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

    The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  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 difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and /or employers requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Abc Awards & Cert awards 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.

    ABC Awards & Certs Awards have long-established reputations for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards & Certa Awards combine over 180 years of experience combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

    Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards & Certs Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14: all are developed with the support of the relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

    Regulated qualifications refer to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual/CCEA/Qualification Wales

    Assessment

    Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor-marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

    There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

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    ✅ Qualified Tutors – Fast assignment turnaround

    *NUS/TOTUM Student cards are only available to students who are studying a fully recognised RQF/QCF course of 120 study hours or more. £12 fee per year applies.

    Tutors & Support

    All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this, you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

    Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.

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