Assist with maintaining the health and wellbeing of animals
Safe and effective working practices in land-based industries
Introduction to Wildlife and Conservation
Animals in the Wild and in Society
Develop Performance in Land-based Industries
Assist with Feeding and Watering Animals
Assist with the Movement, Handling and Accommodation of Animals
Students need to be interested in the subject area, with some practical knowledge of small animal care desirable. Academic qualifications are not essential, but a basic level of maths and English is important.
Learning and assessment
Time will be spent in the classroom and in the College’s purpose built Animal Academy developing practical skills. Students must have an interest in the subject and have some prior experience of working with animals.
A portfolio of written work must be completed as well as a short online assessment.
Students who successfully complete the course could possibly progress onto Level 2 Diploma Animal Care.
Employment in kennels, catteries, pet shop, grooming parlour, welfare societies eg RSPCA.
College warehouse jacket (purchased during induction week via animal studies centre approx. £30), Wellington boots or other sturdy work boots.
Tetanus vaccination up to date.
Contributions to trips and visits (approx. £30).
2 x lever arch files
2 x dividers
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