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Canine First Aid Practical Refresher – December

This course involves a practical session allowing you to practise elements of our Canine First Aid course. On completion of the course, you will be issued with a College certificate.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Animal Care
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 2.00
Start: 02/12/2022
Tuition: £25
Days/Times: Friday 10:30 - 12:30
Broomfield Hall

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Course Information for Students

This course is aimed at anyone who wants to learn and have a greater understanding of canine first aid. It equips you to become more confident and competent in first aid practical procedures.  

It is an ideal choice for dog owners, dog walkers, kennel assistants and dog groomers. 

There are no formal entry requirements. Ideally you will have attended one of our Canine First Aid courses, but it is not compulsory. 

You should have a genuine interest in dogs and should be keen to establish an understanding of canine first aid. Opportunity will be provided for you to practise certain procedures. 

This course covers the practical aspects of the Canine First Aid course: 

  • Scene assessment
  • Restraint methods and equipment
  • CPR
  • TPR
  • Bandaging

In the session you will learn theory, watch videos and undertake practical work, all delivered on-site. This includes: 

  • Scene assessment
  • CPR
  • TPR
  • Bandaging

You will be required to supply your own: 

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

There is no formal assessment. 

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

Derby College Group offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to animal care, 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.

For more information contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or

Course Information for Employers

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

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Course Information Last Updated On: August 2, 2022 10:15 am