Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
25/09/20201 Year1Full-TimeKirkley Hall CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

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.

You will need to have a standard of general education and competence, sufficient to benefit from and succeed on the course, but no formal qualifications are necessary. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based upon interview.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

Your progress will be assessed by a multiple choice test, externally set by a portfolio of evidence.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the animal care industry. It is suitable for school leavers or adults looking for either progression or a change in career.

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