Competency course for kennels, dog day care & home boarders

AAL Competency Training Courses


Description

This course has been designed to demonstrate competency required for the Animal Activity Licensing (AAL) Regulations for kennels, dog daycare and home boarders. The course and final certification will satisfy this requirement.
The AAL guidance document states: "The licence holder or a designated manager and any staff employed to care for the animals must have competence to identify the normal behaviour of the species for which they are caring
and to recognise signs of and take appropriate measures to mitigate or prevent, pain, suffering, injury, disease or abnormal behaviour.

Suitable and sufficient training of staff involved in animal care must be demonstrated to have been carried out in the following areas:
*animal welfare including recognising poor welfare
*animal handling
*animal behaviour
*cleanliness and hygiene
*feeding and food preparation
*disease control
*recognition and first aid treatment of sick animals and abnormalities
*recognition of diseases including inherited disease
* legislation

This course is copyright of the Pet Industry Federation
This course may not be reproduced digitally or in print or photographic form without the express written permission of the Pet Industry Federation.

Content
  • Legislation
  • Legislation
  • Health and disease
  • Health Checking
  • Signs of good and poor health
  • Parasites
  • Diseases, Disorders and Disabilities - Park A
  • Diseases, Disorders and Disabilities - Park B
  • Cancer Task
  • Diseases, Disorders and Disabilities test
  • Canine Anatomy
  • Canine Anatomy Task
  • Behaviour and Handling
  • Normal and Abnormal Behaviours
  • Behaviour Task
  • Behaviour Task - Continued
  • Stress
  • Handling
  • Nutrition
  • Canine Feeding Requirements
  • Feeding for Life Stage
  • Nutrition test
  • Accommodation
  • Day Care
  • Home Boarding
  • Boarding Kennels
  • Disease Control
  • Cleanliness, Hygiene and Disease Control
  • Disease control test
  • Canine First Aid
  • Canine First Aid - Part A
  • Canine First Aid - Part B
  • How to bandage a dog's paw
  • Canine First Aid - Part C
  • First Aid Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever