Canine Care and First Aid (1 Module)

SKU: CCFA-M Categories: ,

This course will prove useful for anyone involved with dogs, from those who own dogs to those working with them such as in the case of boarding kennels.


Course Modules:

  • Health care, what to look for to check your dog is healthy or not
  • Common disorders
  • Nutritional disorders
  • Other parasites you should be aware of
  • Grooming equipment for specific coat types
  • Basic First Aid
  • Putting together a simple first aid kit
  • The elderly dog, extra care and feeding
  • Holidays: kennels/pet sitters

  • Accident prevention
  • Outdoor basics
  • Indoor basics
  • Triage
  • Objectives and rules of first aid
  • Putting together a first aid kit
  • Muzzles
  • Restraining techniques
  • Vital signs – Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
  • Cleaning wounds
  • Bandages
  • How to bandage a foot
  • How to bandage a tail
  • How to bandage an ear
  • Making a splint
  • Transporting an injured dog
  • Road traffic accident (RTA) and what to do

  • Specific situations of first aid
  • Open wounds
  • Closed wounds
  • The various types of fractures and first aid action
  • Haemorrhaging and the four main types of haemorrhaging
  • Signs of haemorrhaging and first aid action
  • Tourniquets
  • Dislocations and first aid action
  • Shock and first aid action
  • Heat stroke and first aid action
  • Cut paws
  • Burns and scalds and first aid action
  • Drowning and first aid action
  • Foreign bodies in eyes, throat and mouth
  • Insect stings and first aid action
  • Poisoning and first aid action
  • Convulsions and fits, causes and first aid action


Course Details

Study Level 2

The study Level relates to the how demanding the course is. 1 is beginner and 5 is HND / Foundation Degree level.

4 Module Course

This course is delivered in 4 study modules which need to be passed to gain the qualification.

Fees: Including VAT 

Course fee – R6 500 (includes registration and certification)


Pay as you learn option – R1750 registration (once-off) and R1300 per module

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