Stray and Feral Welfare Management Certification
There are millions of stray and feral animals in the UK, making it a major concern, especially among animal lovers. Communities of stray and feral animals can pose a threat to the country’s wildlife, not to mention its domestic pet population.
Learning more about why these animals become stray or feral along with recommended solutions can go a long way to help you ensure the welfare of stray and feral animals in your area.
This course introduces you to the idea of stray and feral welfare management. We begin by talking about the difference between stray and feral animals. This knowledge gives you a better idea of how to approach the situation should you encounter a seemingly wild cat or dog.
A discussion of the problem and possible solutions follows. Finally, we end the course by giving you practical tips you can use should you encounter a stray or feral animal.
You Will Learn:
- The difference between a stray animal and a feral one
- The types of animals that can be rehabilitated and successfully returned to domestic life
- The reason for the stray and feral animal population problem facing the UK
- How stray and feral animals pose a risk to domestic pets and humans
- Information about what to do should you encounter a stray or feral animal
Benefits of Taking This Course:
- How stray and feral animals pose a risk to domestic pets and Gain a thorough understanding of the importance of spaying and neutering animals
- Learn what to do if you are faced with a stay or feral animal
- If you are concerned about the stray and feral animal population in the UK, learn more about why it exists and what steps you can take to help
- If you are thinking about fostering, adopting, or volunteering with animals, learn about the special needs and concerns that surround stray and feral creatures
- If you are interested in a career working with animals, learn about the specific needs stray and feral ones have
Who can take the Stray and Feral Welfare Management Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Stray and Feral Welfare Management Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.