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Animal Care

Enjoy learning new skills in a pleasant and relaxed environment, with expert tuition from our friendly instructors. We offer a range of short courses aimed at the complete beginner to those seeking professional accreditation in a choice of subjects including animal care, behaviour and husbandry.

For more information and to make a booking simply click on the course title, alternatively please call our booking line 01245 424286/7.

Writtle University College reserves the right to withdraw any short course where there is insufficient demand; we will in this instance transfer the place or offer a refund.

To book your dog into our professional grooming parlour please call 01245 422505

Animal Care

Bee Keeping - A Brief Introduction

Bee Keeping - A Brief Introduction

Description

This session will provide an understanding of the basics of bees and bee keeping, with both a theoretical and practical elements. The intention is to provide sufficient information to allow an informed decision about keeping bees.

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June
08/06/202408/06/20240£70.00[Read More]
July
13/07/202413/07/20240£70.00[Read More]
Canine Behaviour for Dog Walkers, Home Boarders and Day Carers

Canine Behaviour for Dog Walkers, Home Boarders and Day Carers

Description

Learn how to assess and monitor dog behaviour, and manage dogs from different households, with our one-day course at ARU Writtle. If you work as a dog walker, home boarder or a day carer, it's an ideal introduction to canine behaviour.

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August
03/08/202403/08/20240£105.00[Read More]
Canine First Aid

Canine First Aid

Description

A MUST for all Dog Owners!

During this one day course we will cover basic canine first aid in an emergency situation. 

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June
15/06/202415/06/20240£105.00[Read More]
September
07/09/202407/09/20240£105.00[Read More]
Dog Walking and Pet Sitting - How to Start Your Own Business

Dog Walking and Pet Sitting - How to Start Your Own Business

Description

This two day theory based programme is designed to guide those wishing to set up a Dog Walking and Pet Sitting business. It will provide candidates with the foundation knowledge and skills necessary to give them the confidence to start a business and communicate with clients.

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June
22/06/202423/06/20240£200.00[Read More]
Level 2 Award in an introduction to canine nutrition (iPet Network)

Level 2 Award in an introduction to canine nutrition (iPet Network)

Description

Aimed at people who work within the canine industry, this theory based qualification gives a basic introduction into nutrition and methods of feeding dogs.

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July
20/07/202420/07/20240£200.00[Read More]
Level 2 Canine Care, Health and Behaviour (iPet Network)

Level 2 Canine Care, Health and Behaviour (iPet Network)

Description

This Level 2 Award in Canine Care, Health and Behaviour has been developed to meet the needs of candidates who wish to work with dogs but have limited existing knowledge or experience. 

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June to August
27/06/202415/08/20240£450.00[Read More]
Level 3 Award in Dog Walking and Pet Sitting for Professionals (iPet Network)

Level 3 Award in Dog Walking and Pet Sitting for Professionals (iPet Network)

Description

The iPET Network Level 3 Award in Dog Walking and Pet Sitting for Professionals is designed 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 operate a dog walking or pet sitting business safely and professionally.

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April
27/04/202428/04/20240£400.00[Read More]
July
13/07/202414/07/20240£400.00[Read More]
Level 3 Canine First Aid (iPet Network)

Level 3 Canine First Aid (iPet Network)

Description

This Level 3 Award in Canine First Aid is perfect for owners and professionals alike who want to be prepared should a pet need emergency treatment.

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May
18/05/202418/05/20240£190.00[Read More]
September
21/09/202421/09/20240£190.00[Read More]
Transporting Animals by Road (Short Journeys)

Transporting Animals by Road (Short Journeys)

Description

This course is for you if you need to transport animals and/or birds on short road journeys over 65km, up to and including 8 hours long. This Level 2 course is NPTC City & Guilds accredited.

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June
06/06/202406/06/20240£140.00[Read More]

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