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Ideal if you are setting up an animal related business such as grooming or pet sitting or walking. It is also a good refresher in first aid techniques for those with prior knowledge that would benefit from some up-dating.

Course outline

  • Rules & aims of first aid
  • Basic signs of good & poor health
  • Assessment of wounds & haemorrhage & bandaging techniques
  • Shock, respiratory obstruction, convulsions & resuscitation procedures
  • Dealing with poisonings and insect stings
  • Hypothermia & heat stroke
  • Restraint & transportation of the patient
  • First aid kits

Course reference: VNP022

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:


11th October 2017

17th January 2018

11th April 2018

11th July 2018

Time: 10:00- 15:00

Location: Plumpton




You’ve got a fantastic animal management unit to discover here at Plumpton where you’ll be able to experience the latest technology and equipment. Each of the different animals requires a certain level of care so you’ll be able to experience managing different environments.

  • All types of animal care management

We cater for an extensive range of animals: from amphibians to birds, fish to livestock, mammals to reptiles.

  • Extensive farming facilities for you to discover

You’ll be able to develop invaluable practical handling skills at our Plumpton College farm site which manages a huge range of livestock. 

  • The perfect learning environment for your studies

We’ve got great facilities for you to work in and develop your practical skills no matter what course you’re studying.

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