iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Breeding, Litter Socialisation and Welfare

iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Breeding, Litter Socialisation and Welfare  - Qualification Number 610/0057/3 (link to qualification on Ofqual register)

The iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Breeding, Litter Socialisation and Welfare is designed to be flexible to meet the real life needs and circumstances of its Candidates. It is aimed at Candidates who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to breed ethically and responsibly, with the focus on welfare. It is for Candidates who want to learn the skills and knowledge to enable them to raise their litters using proven methods of socialisation and habituation and for Candidates who then want to learn the skills and knowledge to be able to profile and match their puppies to appropriate homes, to safeguard the puppies longer term development and security.

Leading industry experts have reviewed this qualification to ensure the outcome is appropriate for the Canine Breeding Industry and the continued growth and development of the sector.

The qualification is a balance of theoretical and practical learning to ensure that vocational skills lead the qualification with underpinned knowledge developed throughout.

Units included within this qualification are:

341: Canine Care and Welfare during Pregnancy

342: Whelping and Aftercare

343: Litter Socialisation for Breeder

Objectives of the qualification

This qualification is aimed to take Candidates on a journey from complete beginners to competent and confident breeders. Depending on the needs of the individual Candidate, the qualification can:

- prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding

- prepare Candidates for employment/self-employment

- support a role in the workplace

- encourage engagement in learning. 

iPET Network have designed this qualification to enable Candidates to:  

- access a holistic approach to training

- work practically with dogs and puppies

- gain skills to breed, raise, socialise and place puppies with welfare and care at the core.

The link below is the Level 3 Certificate in Dog Breeding, Litter Socialisation and Welfare - Qualification Guide, this document provides more information and breakdown of the units included.

iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Breeding, Litter Socialisation and Welfare - Qualification Guide

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