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Level: 1

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 6.00

Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)

Days / Times: Saturday 09:30 to 16:45

Tuition (£): 50.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

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.

Entry requirements

You should have a genuine interest in dogs and should be keen to establish an understanding of canine first aid.
 

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • First aid procedures including scene assessment and barrier use
  • CPR and rescue breathing
  • Choking
  • Control of serious bleeding
  • Shock management
  • Spinal injury management
  • Splinting for fractures and dislocations
  • Bandaging minor wounds and more
     

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by observation of your practical performance throughout the day.
 

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Sensible closed-toe flat footwear
  • Sensible clothing
  • Writing materials
  • Refreshments
     

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

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.
 

 

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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Kim Leder

Kim Leder

“Horse-whisperer” Kim aims for degree

A mature student is planning to combine animal management training with holistic skills to launch her own equine therapy business.
Kim Leder, 44, believes her qualifications gained at Derby College courses combined with a previous qualification can help her career dreams come to life.
Long Eaton mum of three Kim is trained to level 3 in holistic therapy and has just completed her HND in animal management at Broomfield.
She is going on to the one year top-up to achieve the full degree at Derby College and plans to go on to launch her own equine holistic therapy business after that.
Kim has combined the course with bringing up three girls nine-year-old twins Sophie and Jorja (corrct) and 11 year old Millie.
Kim said gained a distinction for a module on behaviour which demonstrated how horses responded well to reiki therapy when they were nervous about being saddled.

She said: "The horses responded really well and the difference was quite noticeable. When I got the grades back, I'd got a distinction which was great.

"Hopefully after my degree I'll be able to start my own business."


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