Work-based Animal Care, Diploma Level 3
- September 2022, 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.
Why Our College?
Gain hands-on experience
Work with a variety of animals in our Animal Management Centre.
Thriving life sciences industry
The East of England has a thriving life sciences industry with over 3,000 people working in over 200 companies in the industry .
Excellent career opportunities
Courses offer routes into a variety of exciting careers working for a wide range of organisations including international charities, zoological societies, conservation organisations and veterinary practices.
Students wishing to undertake this course require 4 GCSE's at Grade 9-4 or a Level 2 qualification with the minimum of Pass profile, plus English and maths at Grade 4
This qualification could help you find work within the animal industry or you may progress onto an apprenticeship.
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