Assist with the care of animals
Assist with maintaining the health and wellbeing of animals
Assist with feedstuffs of small animals
Assist with the movement, handling and accommodation of animals
Principles of the care of animals
A keen interest in animal care. Some learners start their educational career at Myerscough College on this course, where others progress from the Skills for Working Life programme.
Learning and assessment
Practical assessment and portfolio building.
Level 2 ABC Animal Care, Supported Internship.
Employment in kennels, catteries, pet shops, grooming parlours, welfare societies.
Costs that are mandatory for the course:
Outdoor clothing and sturdy work boots or wellingtons.
Work experience is carried out at the College in the Animal and Equine Studies Centre.
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