ENTRY LEVEL AWARD IN PROGRESSION: DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE WORKING WITH ANIMALS
Guided Learning Hours: 30
Credit Value: 3
Level: Entry 3
Minimum Age: None
This unit is approved by Ofqual and is listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It forms part of the qualification in 'Progression'.
Who can enrol?
Anyone can enrol for this unit but it is particularly suitable for young people below the age of 16 and those who are 16-19.
There are no formal entry requirements.
Where can I see the units?
This unit is regulated by Ofqual and you can read all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria on their website.
What is the focus?
This unit is delivered through EAQ Approved Centres where the focus is on outdoor, horse-based learning.
What does the qualification cover?
There is just one unit called 'Developing Confidence Working with Animals' and this includes:
- health and safety
- natural behaviour of animals
- behaviours which show the expression of feelings
- caring for animals.
How will the qualification be delivered?
You will attend sessions for 30 hours at your local EAQ Approved Centre to gather the evidence for this unit. This might happen in different ways for different people. Some may attend for three hours a week for 10 weeks. Others might choose to attend for one hour a week for 30 weeks or any other combination which works for you and the centre. You will spend time out of doors with the horses, gathering evidence about how you have met the assessment criteria.
How will I be assessed?
You will put together a portfolio of evidence showing how you have met the assessment criteria. This will include photographs and video of you with the horses as well as statements from your assessor.
This unit could be used as credit towards 'Developing Confidence Working with Animals' at Level One or move onto other qualifications in Progression.
The fee will depend on how many hours you attend the centre so please contact us for more details.
Where can I attend an EAQ Approved Centre?
This unit is offered at EAQ Approved Centres in:
Isle of Wight