YL7 SFA - Community Learning

Introduction to the Care of Small Animals (CL6)


The sessions will be spilt into two three-hour sessions this will include one hour of theory, one hour of practical finishing with another hour of theory which will also include a recap and a quiz on the sessions discussed that day


Suitable for anyone with an interest in small animals,  course includes and introduction to small animals and the five welfare needs, their feeding requirements, housing needs, and health and disease and handling with practical animal handling and health checks to help cement learning


Am I Ready?

An interest in small animals

Course Details

Small animal care and the five welfare needs

Small animal handling

Small animal feeding and nutrition

Small animal housing needs

Small animal health and disease



Practical observation and end of course quiz

Additional Information

PPE will be needed but this can be provided, proof of tetanus vaccination, pens and paper for note taking

Your Next Steps

Level 1 diploma working in land based (animal care)

Level 2 technical diploma in animal care


Course Details
Code: RSF00158 Type: Part Time Duration: 1 week Dates: 11 November 2023 Day: Saturday Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Entry Requirements: See “Am I Ready?”
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