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Land Based Studies (Level 1) - Full-time

Animal Science03

Course outline

This course is perfect if you love animals and want to learn and understand more about how to ensure they are well looked after and cared for.

You’ll learn about all aspects of animal care such as:

  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Grooming
  • How to handle them safely and carefully
  • Professions relating to animal care, such as:
    • Veterinary science
    • Farming
    • Breeding
    • The equestrian industry

You can expect to learn in our dedicated animal care facility and take full advantage of our links with animal organisations such as Stonebridge City Farm, the RSPCA and Cats Protection. You’ll also progress your literacy and numeracy skills whilst gaining a qualification to recognise your achievement.

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Location Date

Location:

664 Nuthall Road
Basford
Nottingham
NG8 6AQ

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C000467 / Q002582

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land Based Studies.

Duration

1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3-1/D-G, including English Language and Maths at Grade 3-1/D-G or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. You will be asked to undertake an Initial Assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.

Progression

Choose to follow with a Level 2 Animal Science course at Nottingham College and after further study go on to build a career in a zoo, animal charity, or perhaps as a veterinary nurse, groomer or animal welfare officer.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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