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Please note, this is a STAR course, which is only available to NZ Secondary Schools via application by the school's nominated STAR / Gateway Co-ordinator

Animal Care - SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Qualification: STAR
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Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

These units aim to provide students with the skills and knowledge required for employment or further training in the animal care sector. All students completing US5148, US5152, US 7337, US21382 are required to complete a detailed diary that contains physical aspects of nursing/caring for their animal. All completed diary work is to be signed off by an animal care professional. Video evidence of the practical component MUST be submitted on the provided SIT2LRN USB. Students that successfully complete the below unit standards could go on to employment within the respective areas such as boarding kennels, stables etc or complete further study at our SIT2LRN distance learning program and complete: New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Level 3) or apply to study on campus: New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5).

US19894 Demonstrate knowledge of zoonoses and their control
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 2
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US21381 Demonstrate knowledge of ethical behaviour in relation to animals
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 3
Version: 2
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 30

US21382 Monitor health and provide husbandry for Ornamental fish
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 2
Version: 2
Target Hours: 12
Learning Hours: 20

US5148 Monitor health and provide husbandry for cats
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 5
Version: 7
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US5152 Monitor health and provide husbandry for horses
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 5
Version: 7
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US7337 Monitor health and provide husbandry for dogs
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 5
Version: 6
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

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