This Ofqual regulated Animal Welfare Officer Course is ideal for anyone wanting to work as an Animal Welfare Officer or Animal Welfare Inspector following a career involving a practical approach to the prevention of animal cruelty and in the licensing of animal related premises.
New legislation means that this Animal Welfare Officer Course is an accepted Ofqual approved qualification for Local Authority Animal Welfare Inspectors who work for Councils inspecting and licensing Animal Activity businesses - this includes the licensing of any business involved in the sale and care of animals including Dog Boarding Kennels, Catteries, Day Care for Dogs, Home Boarding Dogs, Dog Breeding and Selling Animals as pets.
Working as an Animal Welfare Officer or Animal Welfare Inspector is a rewarding career choice. Imagine it as working as a social worker for animals. Identify animals at risk, assist local councils and animal charities with animal welfare problems, provide talks to schools and other organisations and generally have a proactive approach to the prevention of cruelty to animals.
Many animal welfare charities, local authorities and other organisations now employ Animal Welfare Officers. Their role is to assist animals in need, be pro-active in the prevention of animal cruelty, comply with current legislation, and to provide practical animal care advice and assistance to the general public about responsible pet ownership.