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Apprenticeships

Animal Care & Welfare Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeships

Animal Care & Welfare Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

The Animal Care & Welfare Assistant is an important and integral part in the life of the animal, providing essential day-to-day health and welfare. They will be involved with feeding, cleaning, providing basic treatments, handling, movement, preparing animals for exercise and enrichment and carrying out other routine duties.

The Animal Care & Welfare Assistant may also be required to assist with the training of animals using positive reinforcement and preparing them for rehoming. Desensitisation and socialising. Preparation for movement and transportation and breeding dependent on the business needs and pathway option taken.

Potential Job Roles

An Animal Care & Welfare Assistant can work in a variety of different environments, including:

Course Content

The Animal Care and Welfare Standard comprises of four core topic areas in which both knowledge and skills will be covered:

There are EIGHT specialised routes for the employer and the apprentice to select from to suit job role and responsibilities:

The apprentice will also develop Core Behaviours including safe working, work ethics, responsibility, teamwork and communication.

Delivery Method

The Animal Care Standard is delivered using a blended learning methodology which includes both face to face visits and remote training sessions.

Expected Duration

12 -18 months with a minimum of 12 months

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© 2021 KEITS Training Services Limited. All rights reserved. Registered in England. Registration Number: 3387664.

KEITS Training Services Limited, Registered Office: 10 London Mews, London, W2 1HY. Registered in England. Company Registration No 3387664.