Provide Feed and Water to Animals
Promote and Maintain the Health and Well-being of Animals
Provide Controlled Exercise Opportunities for Animals
Deliver Basic Treatments to Animals
Maintain Animal Accommodation
Control and Restrain Animals
This course covers practical skills and relevant background knowledge. Students are normally aged 16 or over and the following qualifications are needed:
- 2 GCSEs at Grade D (3) or equivalent, one must be English Language.
It is strongly recommended for applicants to gain some voluntary experience within the animal sector in order ensure that they are fully prepared for the expectations of the study programme and gain a realistic insight of the animal industry. A minimum of five days (which do not have to be consecutive) is advised.
Learning and assessment
A variety of assessment methods will be used these will include assignments, practical work, synoptic assessments and formal examinations.
Level 2 students can progress to level 3 programmes subject to published entry requirements and satisfactory performance at level 2.
Employment in kennels, catteries, pet shop, grooming parlour, welfare societies e.g. RSPCA.
Additional costs that are mandatory for the course:
Contributions to trips and visits (approx. £50)
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