About the course
Accredited by the Open College Network
(6 credits at Level 3)
Section 1 looks at general health care, preventative medicine, the effects of spaying and neutering, poisons and the effects and alleviation of hereditary defects and diseases. It also examines the increasingly popular alternative medicines in the form of homeopathy, flower remedies, osteopathy and chiropractice.
Section 2 considers the common ailments of dogs and cats and their treatment as well as first aid and emergencies, including those which may occur during whelping and kittening.
Grading/Awards for Short Courses
Level 3 Courses that consist of one unit (2 sections) will be awarded a Pass or Credit.To achieve Distinction students must submit a Special Study of approximately 3,000 words in essay form on a topic of the student’s choice that is relevant to their course of study.
Grade A & B+ = Credit Grade B & below = Pass