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Address Easton College, Bawburgh Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5DX

01603 731200

Work-based Animal Care, Diploma Level 3

  • 3

    Level 3

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2021

  • Venue
    Easton College

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2021, Full Time


This practical course will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to support a career in the animal care industry. You'll explore animal health and welfare, handling and restraint, diet and feeding regimes, accommodation, and more. You will also complete hands-on work experience within the industry, typically in placements such as kennels, catteries, farms, zoos, and rescue centres.

Entry Requirements

Students wishing to undertake this course require 4 GCSE's at Grade 9-4 (A-C) or a Level 2 qualification with the minimum of Pass profile, plus English and maths at Grade 4 (C)


This qualification could help you find work within the animal industry or you may progress onto an apprenticeship.

Career Progression

Animal Care assistant, Zoo Keeper, Kennel Assistant


If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop