Open College Network West Midlands Level 5 Diploma Canine Behaviour Practitioner
- Age range18+
National Subject Sector: 3.3 Animal Care and Veterinary Science
About this qualification
This qualification has been designed to provide learners with in-depth knowledge and understanding of applied canine behaviour management and training. It provides the underpinning knowledge and practical skills to develop a career in canine behaviour management and training. It provides the underpinning knowledge and practical skills to develop a career in canine behaviour management and training.
Objectives of the qualification
Learners will need to complete 6 days (36 hours) of Practical Training to develop the skills required to undertake the role of a Canine Behaviour Practitioner. Learners will also develop the knowledge to understand the influence of the internal and external environment on canine behaviour, and how to work with aggressive cases. Learners will also develop the knowledge to teach others and form effective client relationships.For further details download the Qualification Specification
Why choose this qualification?
Learners will be able to progress into employment within the animal care sector. They will also be able to progress onto a Level 6 Applied Canine Behaviour Management qualification or other relevant, higher study.
- Age range18+
To achieve the Open College Network West Midlands Level 5 Diploma Canine Behaviour Practitioner. Learners must achieve:
- 54 credits from the Mandatory Units;
- no optional units for this qualification.
Learners will have completed an industry recognised Level 4 qualification in Canine Behaviour or a related qualification.
Portfolio of evidence.
To offer this qualification, centres must ensure that tutors hold or are working towards:
- Level 5 qualification in Canine Behaviour and/ or Training.
- Level 5 or higher qualification within an animal care related subject.
- A UK recognised teaching and/or assessing qualification.
- At least a year’s meaningful experience in working within the subject area of animal care and/or welfare with canine behaviour and training experience.
- Tutors must have access to the physical resources and practical equipment required to deliver the practical aspects and unit content of this qualification.
Internal Quality Assurer (IQA):
Centres must also ensure that they have in place an Internal Quality Assurance person who:
- Holds or is working towards a Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices or its equivalent.
- Has substantial experience of working in or assessing qualifications in the animal care subject sector area.
- Is familiar with the assessment requirements of the qualification for which they are the Internal Quality Assurer.
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