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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
M/615/8797
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
27 hours

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about emergency situations in animal care.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Describe different emergency situations that can arise in an animal care setting.

  • 1.2

    Outline the visual signs of different animal emergencies.

  • 1.3

    State how to ensure health, safety and wellbeing to self, others and animals when dealing with animal emergencies.

  • 1.4

    Outline ways to reduce the risk of an emergency situation arising.

  • 1.5

    Give reasons why it is important to follow organisational procedures in an emergency situation.


2.

Know how to deal with emergencies in an animal care setting.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Outline the procedures to follow in a particular animal care setting in the event of

    • fire
    • sick/injured animals
    • an escaped animal.
  • 2.2

    State the location of safety equipment relevant to different emergency situations in a particular animal care setting.

  • 2.3

    Outline reporting arrangements for emergencies in a particular animal care setting.


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