Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare Award Level 3

Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare Award Level 3

Key Information


Course Level



Study Mode

Ofqual 603/4536/6


Up to 2 Years



Ofqual regulated qualification

This qualification meets the Defra Higher Standard Animal Activity Licensing (AAL) requirements

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Course Fees



Meets the Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) Higher Standard requirements


Unit 1

Canine Behaviour

This unit explores canine body language and common signs of stress and aggression, including how stress can escalate into aggression. 

Unit 2

Care of Canines in Kennels & Dog Day Care/Dog Boarding

This unit includes information about the prevention of disease transmission, safe entry and exit management, essential PPE and the importance of environmental stimulation in kennels, dog day care and dog boarding environments. Learn about basic health and welfare requirements for kennels, dog day care and dog boarding establishments and how to ensure all canine needs are met.

minimum student age: 16 years 

Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare Course

This Level 3 Award in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare is an Ofqual regulated qualification that meets  Animal Activity Licensing Higher Standard requirements. This qualification consisting  of 2 units about the care of dogs in kennels and dog day care/boarding facilities and an introduction to canine behaviour.  The 2 units in this Award course also feature in the Level 3 Diploma in  Canine Care Behaviour and Welfare and these do not need to be repeated if progressing onto the Level 3 Diploma.



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