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Working with Animals

These qualifications have been designed to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to work with animals.

About this subject area

These qualifications cover a wide range of occupations for people wanting to work directly with animals, from working in a pet shop to training assistance animals such as therapy dogs.

Qualifications for managers of kennels and training in the areas of animal welfare and zoo keeping also feature in this varied subject area.


Follow the links below for more information about each qualification.

Qualification Approval

In order to deliver this qualification, centres must meet the requirements to deliver the qualification (which can be found in the Qualification Specification) and complete the Qualification Approval Application Form (QAF).

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