Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare Award Level 3

Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare Award Level 3


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Ofqual: 603/4264/X



Up to 2 Years



Ofqual regulated qualification

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

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Ofqual Regulated Qualification: 603/4264/X


Meets the Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) Higher Standard requirements



Unit 1

Care of Felines in Catteries (60 GLH)

This unit studies how to promote and maintain the welfare of cats in catteries. It includes information on health checking, methods of disease prevention & control and effective ways to provide environmental enrichment and mental stimulation. This unit also studies the administration of preventative and prescriptive medications.

Unit 2

Feline Behaviour & Psychology (50 GLH)

When working with cats, it's useful to have an understanding of feline behaviour and psychology. This unit includes force- free behaviour improvement, the human-feline relationship as well as signalling and communication behaviour of cats.

minimum student age: 16 years 

Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare Course

This Level 3 Award in Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare is an Ofqual regulated qualification that meets the new AAL licensing requirements for the Higher Standard. 

This qualification is relevant for learning about basic cat behaviour and welfare and includes information about recognising and avoiding problem behaviour, recognising and interpreting feline body language and understanding the needs of cats.

On completion of the two units, learners will understand how to provide for a cat’s basic needs and prevent common health problems.  

How to Study this Cat Care, Behaviour and Welfare Course


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