This is a ‘hands-on’ course which introduces you to a range of animals and their environments. It offers excellent progression opportunities and will enable you to gain the knowledge and skills needed to work in the animal care industry.
Within taught sessions you will develop your personal knowledge which will provide an excellent foundation for practical sessions within college and your two week voluntary work placement. Students will gain knowledge in areas such as animal health, welfare, behaviour and biology and gain an insight into industry standards and practice through nursing, animal grooming and working within the animal sector.
Trips, visits and guest speakers include the Blue Cross, Large Animal Rescue Team and careers guidance specialists. Our lecturers are subject specialists who can help you make informed decisions in relation to further education and future employment.
City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care
Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
• City & Guilds Level 3 Technical Diploma in Animal Management.
Employment options may include:
• Animal Welfare Organisations
• Kennel or Cattery Assistant
• Wildlife Rehabilitation Centres
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• Equine Care Level 2
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Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course.
There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.
Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees
Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Tuition Fee £945 | Registration/Exam Fee £160
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