This course is for individuals who would like to learn about basic canine first aid and the steps to 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 Group 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 Group Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.
Animal management student Steph Lovely has returned to Derby College Broomfield Hall because of the unique combination of work-based learning and academic studies on the study programme.
Steph (25) is completing the first of two years on her Level Five course and is planning to stay on for a third year to work towards a Bachelors qualification.
Steph said she was initially concerned about funding but found she was eligible for student finance which enabled her to pursue her studies.
Previously she has taken two courses at Broomfield – a first diploma in horse care and a national diploma in horse management.
She worked with horses for a few years before deciding to switch direction while still working with animals.
Now she is aiming to go on to become a veterinary nurse or RSPCA foster carer.
Steph said: The course is really hands-on and that's what I wanted. It's going really well. I'm getting better grades than I expected, with merits and distinctions. It will be a stepping stone for the future."