Train animals for professional purposes

Description

Train animals for specific activities in order to help humans carry out their professional tasks.

Alternative labels

educate animals for professional purposes
train animals for specific tasks
educate animals for specific tasks
teach animals for professional purposes
teach animals for specific
instruct animals for professional purposes
instruct animals for specific tasks

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Train animals for professional purposes is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Train animals for professional purposes is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Police officer: Police officers use investigation methods to prevent crime, to pursue and apprehend criminals, and protect the public from violent and criminal activities. They perform surveillance and patrol activities to prevent crimes and apprehend offenders. They provide support to victimised parties and the public at large, and fulfil administrative duties.
Police trainer: Police trainers train probationary, new academy recruits, or cadets, and seasoned veterans on the theory and practice necessary to become a police officer. They conduct theoretical lectures on academic subjects such as law, government regulations, community relations and human diversity. Police academy instructors also provide more hands-on, practical instruction regarding physical training, the care of firearms, first aid, self defensive tactics and vehicle operations. They also prepare and develop lesson plans and new training programmes as new law enforcement-related regulations and issues arise. The instructors monitor the students’ progress, evaluate them individually and prepare performance evaluation reports.
Customs and excise officer: Customs and excise officers approve or deny the passage of goods through customs barriers for international business and ensure compliance with consignment legislation. They facilitate communication between import and export trading institutions and government officials, and are responsible for taxation calculation and ensuring payment.
Bomb disposal technician: Bomb disposal technicians search areas using special equipment such as metal detectors, or using trained animals, for the presence of land mines and bombs, and remove the explosive materials according to safety regulations. After the search for and location of mines and bombs, they disarm them aiming to avoid any risk of detonation, and ensure the area is cleared before disarming and removal procedures.

 


 

References

  1. Train animals for professional purposes – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022