Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the animal care industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You will need to have a standard of general education and competence to benefit from and succeed on the course. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based upon interview.
What will I study on the course?
You will study maintaining animal health and welfare, undertaking practical animal feeding, maintaining animal accommodation, undertaking work related experience in the land based sector, understanding the basic principles of animal biology, introduction to the principles and practices of animal behaviour and handling and contributing to the nursing of animals.