BTEC Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate / Diploma in Animal Management

Overview

WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?

The course consists of combination of the following units:

    • Understand and Promote Animal Health

 

    • Understand the Principles of Animal Biology

 

    • Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding

 

    • Manage Animal Accommodation

 

    • Undertake and Review Work Related Experience

 

    • Undertake Animal Handling and Safe Working

 

    • Understand Animal Welfare and Breed Development

 

    • Business Management in the Land-Based Sector

 

    • Understand and Carry Out Farm Livestock Husbandry

 

    • Undertake Kennel and Cattery Management

 

    • Understand the Principles of Animal Nutrition

 

    • Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land based Sector

 

    • Understand Anatomy and Physiology

 

    • Understand the Principles of Animal Nursing

 

    • Understand the Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics

 

    • Understand and Interpret Animal Behaviour and Communication

 

    • Understand the Principles and Carry Out the Practice of Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry

 

    • Understand the Principles of Wildlife Populations, Ecology and Conservation

 

  • Understand the Principles of Zoological Animal Health and Husbandry

 

What does this subject include?

This course consists of a selection of the following units:

  • Understand and Promote Animal Health
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Biology
  • Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
  • Undertake and Review Work Related Experience
  • Undertake Animal Handling and Safe Working
  • Understand Animal Welfare and Breed Development
  • Business Management in the Land-Based Sector
  • Understand and Carry Out Farm Livestock Husbandry
  • Undertake Kennel and Cattery Management
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Nutrition
  • Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land based Sector
  • Understand Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Nursing
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Understand and Interpret Animal Behaviour and Communication
  • Understand the Principles and Carry Out the Practice of Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Understand the Principles of Wildlife Populations, Ecology and Conservation
  • Understand the Principles of Zoological Animal Health and Husbandry

What is the structure of the course?

The course provides the experience, knowledge and qualifications necessary for success in a wide range of responsible jobs in the animal care industry or progression on to Higher Education.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Be 16 years of age at the beginning of the course
  • Have gained appropriate practical experience working with animals
  • Have 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above (including a science-based subject) or hold a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care
  • Mature entry is also available
  • Grade 4 in both Maths and English is required to gain entry on to the 90 credit and Extended Diplomas.

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