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First Aid for Animals

    First aid helper for animals, een beroep met toekomst!

    Got a four-legged friend that you hold dear? Then you know that accidents happen easily. Your dog swallows something, your cat catches something in the eye, etc. Situations like these need a fast reaction. Do you want to help your (pet) animal immediately during those vital moments before the veterinary arrives?

    This home study course teaches you how to react instantly and correctly to emergencies for your pet. You'll learn to perform professional first-aid techniques with all kinds of animals.

    After this course you'll be well-equipped to save animal lives without desperately waiting for the vet to come. This course is meant for anyone who owns or works with pets: animal care professionals, farmers, pet owners, etc. Sign up and start learning!
    • Studeer thuis op je eigen tempo
    • Persoonlijke begeleiding gegarandeerd
    • Up-to-date en praktijkgerichte cursus
    • Voordeligste lesgeld van Nederland

      Diploma

      Thuisstudie

      6-9 maanden

    209.00 167.20 euro

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    PROGRAMMA

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    Toekomstmogelijkheden

    • assistant in animal shelter
    • work in an animal hotel
    • work as a pet sitter

    Vaardigheden

    • detect symptoms and connect them with possible causes
    • conduct a preliminary diagnosis
    • treat different kinds of animals
    • ensure the animal’s safety, as well as your own
    • apply First Aid in various techniques
    Proefhoofdstuk

    Cursusinhoud

    • How to avoid First Aid
    • How to transport an animal in urgent need of attention
    • How to apply medication
    • First Aid concerning respiratory system
    • First Aid concerning the skin
    • First Aid concerning the digestion system
    • First Aid concerning the urinary tract
    • Allergies
    • Poisonings
    • Wild animals

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    Studeren waar en wanneer je wilt

    Online begeleiding van een professional

    Onbeperkt examen afleggen tot je slaagt

    Goed om weten over deze cursus First Aid for Animals

    Will I actually get to work with animals during this course?
    No, however, we do advise and encourage you to practise when you get the chance, for example on your own/friends'/family's pets. For those who aren't able to do so, no worries, the course is filled with practical tips and cases, so you will be prepared either way.
    What will the exam look like?
    The exam is really extensive; filled with both theoretical and practical questions. You can take it either in Belgium of in the Netherlands. For those living abroad, we will do our absolute best to provide you with another option.
    Can I actually get started with this diploma?
    Yes. All of our diplomas are recognised, so we guarantee that you can join the job market with them. If you want to become an independent entrepreneur in Belgium, you also need a diploma in business management.
    Do I need to have any experience?
    No. You can truly start from zero. The course begins with a clear introduction and the teacher will shape you into a expert!
    Can I follow this course without any previous experience or knowledge?
    Yes. You can start from zero. The course begins with a clear introduction on the subject. Only when a course has 'advanced' or 'expert' in its title will you need some previous knowledge.
    When can I start studying?
    You start your home study course whenever you want. You can already start studying within the same day of signing up. The printed course will be sent immediately to you by post. It will be in your mail box before you know it.
    Why choose a home study course?
    One word. Flexibility. The flexibility to study anytime and anywhere you want, especially with our digital course that you can access on all your devices: desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone. You're entirely in charge of your learning pace so you can easily combine your studies with other things in your life. If you want to take the exam and get a diploma to add to your resume, you have a period of five years to take an exam with us.
    How do I sign up for a course?
    You sign up by filling in our registration form and making a payment for the course you want. After this we will send you a confirmation mail with practical information such as your log-in details for our online student platform.
    What will I get?
    You will receive a state of the art course in a sturdy binder and access to a digital version of the course on your account on our student platform. On top of this, you also get one year of online support and guidance from your personal teacher. This is always an experienced professional in his or her subject. You can contact your teacher on the student platform anytime you want for any help you need.
    What if I have questions about the subject matter during my study?
    Your course package always includes one year of online support and guidance from an experienced teacher and subject expert. Via our online student platform you can always contact your teacher for questions, extra exercises and feedback. You can always extend your online guidance time if you need. Contact our secretariat for this.
    Where and when can I take my exam?
    When you have studied your course you're free to take an exam at one of our exam locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. Impossible to get there? Do you live further away? We'll make arrangements to set up an online examination for you. If you score at least 60% on your exam then you pass and will receive your First Aid for Animals diploma by post. With this certificate in your pocket you can study for the job you want!
    What if I live in Belgium and want to start my own business as a self-employed person?
    If you want to start your own independent business in Belgium, you also need a certificate of business management ('attest bedrijfsbeheer' in Dutch). Lucky for you we also offer business management courses to prepare you for the business management exam at the Central Examcommission in Brussels. UPDATE: starting from 1 September 2018 you can directly obtain your business management certificate online at our school! No need to go to Brussels anymore!

    PRAKTISCHE INFORMATIE

    Lesdagen

    After enrolling you can start studying immediately! The digital course is available on your profile page within 1 minute. The paper version is sent to you by post and will arrive in your mailbox before you know it. With this flexible home course you can study anytime and anywhere. You also get a full year of online guidance from a first-aid for animals teacher who assists you with extra exercises, custom feedback and personal work field experience. So you won't be on your own! Whenever you're ready, you can take an exam at one of our exam locations and if you pass, you receive a diploma!

    Benodigde materialen

    You will receive specially developed, loose-leaf teaching material in a handy storage folder. You do not have to purchase additional books and therefore have everything you need to make your home study a success. Your textbook contains practical questions at the end of each chapter, comparable to the exam questions. This way, you will be thoroughly prepared when you are ready to obtain your diploma!

    Praktijkervaring en stage

    Do you want to put your knowledge from this course into practice? Then you should definitely consider an internship. You gain practical work experience - which is a great plus on your resume – and in addition, you are further expanding your network with contacts that can help you when you start your career.

    You can choose the period, place and duration of the internship yourself. This way, you can search for the perfect place to gain your first working experience. When you are ready to start, you can request an internship contract at our school. Complete this together with your internship provider and return it to us. After that, you can start immediately, with a maximum of 300 hours. Make sure you have completed your apprenticeship before you take the exam. This way you are completely prepared for your future career!

    Examen en diploma

    When you have completed the course, you take the exam at one of our exam locations. If you score at least 60%, you will receive the diploma of the First Aid for Animals by post.    

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    FINANCIËLE INFO

    Daarom kies je voor Centre For Distance Learning

    The Centre for Distance Learning, part of Ondernemersschool BV, is the largest training provider in the Benelux. It organizes professional training courses for adults from all over the world through the distance learning system. The school is nationally and internationally recognized by various professional associations such as the Wellness Federation, the Centre for Professional Qualification and is registered in the Central Register for Short Professional Education (CRKBO). This means that the educational institution complies with the Quality Code for Education Institutions for Short Professional Education. Moreover, the Center for Distance Learning meets the strict quality requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

    Lesgeld

    You only pay €167.20 for this course. In return, you receive an illustrated textbook, one year of online guidance from a trained animal care professional who deeply cares about his or her subject, access to extra subject material on our online student platform and the possibility to take a free exam at one of our exam locations within a period of five years.

    Erkende kwaliteit

    The Centre for Distance Learning, Part of Ondernemersschool BV, is one of the largest in the Benelux. It organizes professional training courses for adults from all over the world through the distance learning system. The school is nationally and internationally accredited by various professional associations such as the Wellness Federation, the Centre for Professional Qualification and is registered in the Central Register for Short Professional Education (CRKBO). This means that the educational institution complies with the Quality Code for Education Institutions for Short Professional Education. Moreover, the Center for Distance Learning meets the strict quality requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
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