Institute of Applied Sciences – Centre of Agriculture, Aquatics and Animal Sciences

Diploma in Animal Care

AG3-01-19

Course details

This course of studies offers an introduction to working with and handling farm animals and pets, and the necessary related hands-on experience. It provides the practical skills and background knowledge required to form a solid foundation in animal care.
The learner will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge on various habitat designs that can be used for farm and pet animals as well as accommodation, study feeding procedures and how to identify and solve animal health problems.
A learner who opts for this programme of studies will be expected to attend scheduled husbandry duties which form part of this course. This practical experience, coupled with motivation and responsibility will back up the theoretical knowledge gained at the Centre.
Dan il-kors ta’ studji joffri introduzzjoni għall-ħidma mal-annimali tal-irziezet u l-annimali domestiċi u t-trattament tagħhom, flimkien mal-esperjenza prattika relatata meħtieġa. Dan jipprovdi l-ħiliet prattiċi u l-għarfien bażiku biex tiġi ffurmata bażi soda fir-rigward tal-kura tal-annimali.
L-istudent ikollu l-opportunità li jakkwista għarfien dwar diversi disinji ta’ abitazzjoni li jistgħu jintużaw għall-annimali tal-irziezet u l-annimali domestiċi, kif ukoll għall-akkomodazzjoni, li jistudja dwar il-proċeduri tal-għalf u kif jidentifika u jsolvi problemi tas-saħħa tal-annimali.
Student li jagħżel li jsegwi dan il-programm ta’ studji se jkun mistenni jaqdi d-dmirijiet skedati tat-trobbija tal-annimali li jifformaw parti minn dan il-kors. Din l-esperjenza prattika, flimkien mal-motivazzjoni u r-responsabbiltà se jsaħħu l-għarfien teoretiku li jkun inkiseb fiċ-Ċentru.
Level 3
1 year full-time
Work placement

Note:
All MCAST programmes undergo periodic revision. The current document is the latest specification available and is for guidance only.
Programme specifications are subject to change before the commencement of academic year 2019-2010.

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MCAST Foundation Certificate
or
2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Preferred: Biology, English Language, Agribusiness


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