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What Will I Learn?

Understand how old is old
Gain an insight into the behavioural changes in senior pets.
Get an understanding of the special considerations for mature pets
Learn about mobility and pain issues in senior pets.
Gain an understanding of cancer in senior pets.
Learn how to say goodbye when its time.

Overview

Senior pets refer to the pets that are too old and require special attention and care. Different pets mature differently based on their breed and genetics. It is very crucial to identify the age in which a specific pet reaches maturity in order to provide it with special attention and care. Although breed mainly determines the maturity of pets, nutrition and environment also play a role in how fast a pet ages.

Just as humans, when pets grow old they face many health issues which require special attention and care. They might face dental issues, arthritis and degenerative diseases. They might also tend to get tired easily, find it difficult to run, walk or play and to find a comfortable position to sleep in. identifying the health issues and diseases in senior pets early on and treating them accordingly may greatly impact the overall health of senior pets and may help them live longer. It may also improve their state of mind and keep them happy.

Caring for senior pets can be done by pet care or veterinary professionals. However, learning the essentials on how to care for your senior pets will help you cut down on the cost to hire professionals and to strengthen your bond with your pets. It could also be the qualification that helps you embark on a successful career in pet care or veterinary. This Diploma in care of the senior pets – level 3 will teach you how to identify the maturity of pets and the behavioural changes in senior pets. You will also get to look over at the special considerations for senior cats. You will be introduced to mobility and pain issues that plague senior pets. You will be enlightened about cancer in senior pets and will be taught how to say goodbye when the time comes.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Access durationThe course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Who is this course aimed at?
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Pet care professionals
  • Veterinary professionals
  • Anyone willing to learn on how to treat senior pets
Entry requirements
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Method of assessmentIn order to complete the Diploma in Care of the Senior Pets – Level 3 successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments
CertificationThose who successfully completed the course will be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Care of the Senior Pets by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Course Code: QLS-04836

Awarding body (Accreditation)ABC Awards is an Ofqual regulated, leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.
Progression and career pathOnce you successfully completed this Level 3 Diploma in Care of senior pets, you will be able improve your candidature for various job positions in the pet care or veterinary field. This diploma can also help you progress in your career by putting you in line to demand for job promotions and salary increments from your organisation. You can also use this diploma as a foundation if you desire to continue studying animal care. Below given are few of the job positions this diploma will qualify you for:

  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary nurse
  • Veterinary assistant
  • Animal behaviorist
  • Kennel attendant

Other jobs you can get

  • Pet sitter
  • Pet care attendant
  • Pet care associate
Other benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

1: how old is old?
How Old is Old? 00:00:00
2: behavioral changes in senior pets
Behavioral Changes in Senior Pets 00:00:00
3: special considerations for mature pets
Special Considerations for Mature Pets 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
4: mobility and pain issues
Mobility and Pain Issues 00:00:00
5: cancer
Cancer 00:00:00
6: saying goodbye
Saying Goodbye 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
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