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Canine First Aid Diploma Course

Institution
Centre of Excellence · Centre of Excellence
Qualifications
CPDQuality Licence Scheme

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Entry requirements

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Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

This online Canine First Aid Course offers you training so you have the confidence and knowledge to act if a dog needs assistance after an accident or emergency.

The Canine First Aid Diploma Course explains the reasons for bandaging, the principles of basic bandage selection, the many types of dressings and bandaging materials available and how to select the appropriate materials for the condition being treated. You’ll be shown how to apply bandages to the limbs, head, body and tail.

By completing this dog first aid course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge of how to respond to common first aid situations and emergency situations concerning the eyes, nose and mouth. You’ll learn about disorders of the digestive tract and be aware of signs of poisoning and how to respond. You’ll understand the different types of shock, be able to assess and respond to different types of haemorrhage, determine types of fractures and be able to treat them accordingly and understand different wound types.

You’ll gain an understanding of canine pregnancy, including the length of gestation, how to assess different stages of labour, how to determine if there is an emergency situation, and how to resuscitate newborn puppies.

The primary skills of a first aider include the ability to assess a dangerous situation, ensure personal safety and to apply first aid in an accident situation. You’ll learn how to do these, deal with the outcomes and apply self-care. You’ll also learn about cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), when and what aspects of CPR are required in a given situation and how to apply CPR methods.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Be able to recognise, assist and care for dogs in emergency situations
  • Know what to do in an emergency and administer first aid
  • Understand the difference between a healthy and unhealthy dog
  • Be able to assess risk and act in a safe manner
  • Know how to transport injured animals safely
  • Be ready to recognise and use first aid equipment effectively
  • Understand the importance of managing your own stress and self-care

About Centre of Excellence

Centre of Excellence is a global eLearning Platform with a great spectrum of courses ranging from Yoga, Mindfulness, Creativity to Business, Marketing and PR and many more.

Centre of Excellence is recognized worldwide as one of the leading online learning providers, training and upskilling students in over 30 countries. All of the courses are created by leading industry experts with years of experience in their subject field.

Information for international students

Sign up for the account at the Centre of Excellence here:

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We aim to provide you with the best value when you choose to study with us. Your course costs will vary depending on the type of course that you choose to study but all our prices are clearly shown. We are also clear about any additional certification fees that must be paid in order to receive additional certificates from additional governing bodies, so there are no unexpected surprises.

The full costs shown on the website are for all online training courses, you can request a hard copy of the training materials for an additional £29.50 fee + p&p. To choose a hard copy of the materials to be posted out to you just tick the box to receive your materials via post when checking out with payment.

Check more information here: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/about/

Contact our Support Team: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/contact/

Fees and funding

UK students
£127.00
International students
£127.00

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • CPD
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Quality Licence Scheme
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Canine First Aid Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points. Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course. This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here. Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15). The Quality Licence Scheme is a leading national Awarding Organisation. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. This course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Lifetime access150

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