Key details

OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Professions in Animal Care Qualification Guide
(with units)
Qualification approval number  601/8457/7
Per-learner fee to centre  £110.00
Guided learning hours  278
Credit value  32
Minimum age for access  14

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    About this qualification

    Provide learners with the underpinning study skills and introductory vocational knowledge required to progress to further Level 2 study or employment within the area of animal care or other related sectors. The qualification can also easily be incorporated into a 16-19 study programme as the substantial core qualification element. The size of the qualification allows for the option of the other required study programme elements of maths, English, work experience and enrichment activities to be taken simultaneously.

    Units with support materials and tutor resources

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    Action Planning for Own Development
    Assist with Feeding and Watering Horses
    Assist with the Movement of Animals
    Care of Animals
    Critical Thinking
    Developing Confidence Working with Animals
    Essay Writing
    Farm Animal Health
    Feedstuffs for small animals
    Following Instructions
    Intro to Study Skills
    Mental Health Awareness L1
    Organisational Skills
    Planning and Carrying Out Research
    Preparing, Clearning and Maintaining Animal Accomodation
    Presentation Skills
    Principles of Caring for Livestock Outdoors
    Principles of Livestock Accomodation
    Problem Solving
    Punctuation and Grammar
    Resilience Skills
    Revision and Exam Skills
    Speaking and Listening Skills


    There is funding available for this qualification from the following source(s):
    Adult Skills, 16-19 EFA, Section 96 (Approved for 14-16s). Find out more by accessing The ESFA funding hub.

    Where can I study this qualification?

    For information on where to study this course please email or call 020 7278 5511.

    Related qualifications

    OCNLR Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Animal Care