Introduction to using Pets as Therapy
Course Code: SC1EC229
The Introduction to Using Pets as Therapy in Schools course is aimed at those looking to develop an initial understanding of pets, primarily dogs, that are assisting in the learning environment.
This course will introduce ideas relating to benefits and potential difficulties of dogs supporting children and young people in school, as well as a brief overview of associated legislation.
No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be at least 19.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend college for a 3-hour session to complete this specialist course.
Within this session, there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.