This course is for individuals who would like to learn about canine first aid and the steps you take in a first aid emergency.
Our Canine First Aid course is a great way to understand some of the basic measures that can be put into action. On completion of the course, you will be issued with a College certificate.
You should have a genuine interest in dogs and should be keen to establish an understanding of canine first aid.
The course will cover:
Assessment is by observation of your practical performance throughout the day.
You will be required to supply your own:
Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Dog Grooming as well as a wide variety of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.
For former Derby College student Annie Dowell getting a job working with animals was inevitable.And, thanks in part to the practical work experience and the qualifications she gained on her Animal Care level 3 course; she now runs a boarding kennels.Annie first got to know Coppice Kennels and Cattery in Melbourne while at Derby College and later took a Saturday job there as a dog walker.After leaving College with a triple distinction she went on to take a dog grooming course at Broomfield and then worked at dog re-homing centres in Wales and Spain.In 2012 she took over the running of Coppice Kennels and is now responsible, with fiancé Matt for looking after 40 dogs, 15 cats as well as up to five foster dogs.Annie loved her time at College – especially the caring for wildlife part and gaining work experience at Twycross Zoo.
She said: "I loved absolutely every minute of my course and wish I could do it all again. I'm always recommending Broomfield to our dog walkers, who are young and keen to get into animal care."