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Animal Management (Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma) - Full-time)

Course outline

This course is perfect if you want to work with animals, either directly hands-on or within wider allied services or businesses.

It is designed to provide you with a wide range of specialist technical practical skills and detailed knowledge and understanding, which will equip you to seek a diverse range of employment opportunities or to further learning within the animal management industries.

Topics include:

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Husbandry and handling
  • Nutrition and feeding
  • Animal behaviours and communication
  • Breed development, breeding and welfare
  • Biology
  • Animal nursing
  • Zoological collections
  • Wildlife and rehabilitation
  • Kennel and cattery management
  • Pet allied services
  • Work related experience

You can expect to develop specific technical and professional knowledge and skills both in college and at local animal centres including Stonebridge City Farm and Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

How to apply for this course

Apply online now to start this course in 2022/23.

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road
Basford
Nottingham
NG8 6AQ

Start: 5th September 2022

Course code: C035819 / Q035820

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Duration

2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs including English Language, Maths and Science at grades 4/C or above.

Assessment

You will be assessed by a portfolio of evidence, unit assignments, practical assessments, and exams.

Progression

This qualification opens up a range of employment opportunities including working in animal welfare, within a veterinary practice, dog grooming, kennel and catteries and pet store businesses.

You may want to advance on higher education and could study courses such as:

  • Animal Management Foundation Degree
  • BSc (Hons) in Animal Management
  • BSc (Hons) in Animal Management with Wildlife and Conservation
Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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