Assist with cleaning housing for small animals
Recognise parts of the body of small animals and their function
Recognise small animals
Recognise types of animal housing and bedding for small animals
Recognise types of foods and feed small animals
Students need to be 14 or 15 and have an interest in animal care.
Your school or Home Educating Parent or Guardian must complete Application Form Part B before your application will be processed.
For home educated applicants your Parent or Guardian must complete the Home Educated Form and return before your application will be processed.
Learning and assessment
The course is largely practical and students will work both in a classroom and on Myerscough's Animal Academy. Students will join full time learners on the course.
Students who successfully complete the course may wish to study full time at Myerscough or at another college.
Employment may be gained within the animal care or land based industries.
You will need to have wellington or work boots and overalls. You will also need to ensure your tetanus is up to date.