HNC Animal Care

This course builds your understanding of animal husbandry, housing, care and welfare, and gives you the skills you'll need to work in the animal care industry.

Provider

Scottish Rural College (SRUC), Scotland
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This course is available on the Scottish Rural College (SRUC) website.

Description

This course is available at multiple SRUC campuses. Click the links below to apply:

To apply for this course at SRUC Barony campus, see provider website. 
To apply for this course at SRUC Elmwood campus, see provider website. 
To apply for this course at SRUC Oatridge campus, see provider website. 
To apply for this course at SRUC Aberdeen campus, see provider website. 

 

As well as giving you a thorough understanding of subjects related to animal care, housing, welfare and husbandry, this HNC gives you the practical skills and confidence you need to work in the industry.

Covering subjects like animal anatomy and physiology, animal behaviour, health, disease and nutrition, it teaches how to provide the highest standards of care and welfare for the animals you work with. 

Graduates will have the skills they need to take on a supervisory level job within the animal care industry.

Alternatively, if you'd like to continue your studies, this course offers access to our HND in Animal Care.

View the related document to read more about progression routes when studying Animal Care.

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About Scottish Rural College (SRUC)

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Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) was established in 2012 through the merger of the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) with Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge Colleges. Through these institutions, we can trace our lineage back over 100 years.

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