Animal Care
Animal Care

Animal Care

These units aim to provide students with the skills and knowledge required for employment or further training in the animal care sector. All completed diary work is to be signed off by an animal care professional (Except US5151). Video evidence of the practical component MUST be submitted on the provided SIT2LRN USB. This applies to US5148, US5151, US5152, US31504 and US7337.

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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

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SIT2LRN Distance Learning
Qualification:
STAR
These units aim to provide students with the skills and knowledge required for employment or further training in the animal care sector. All completed diary work is to be signed off by an animal care professional (Except US5151). Video evidence of the practical component MUST be submitted on the provided SIT2LRN USB. This applies to US5148, US5151, US5152, US31504 and US7337.

US19894 Describe zoonoses, notifiable exotic zoonoses, and their control, in New Zealand
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 3
Target Hours: 18
Learning Hours: 50

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

US31504 Describe and apply the Animal Welfare Act 1999 for animals in an animal facility
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 3
Version: 1
Target Hours:
Learning Hours: 30

US5148 Identify, handle, and care for cats
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 4
Version: 8
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 40

US5151 Monitor health and provide husbandry for caged birds
Unit Level: 2
Credits: 3
Version: 7
Target Hours: 0
Learning Hours: 30

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

US7337 Identify, handle, and care for dogs
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 4
Version: 7
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 40

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