Course type:
Diplomas

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma Animal Management

COURSE OVERVIEW

This one year course will equip you with a detailed understanding of a broad range of subjects related to the animal management industry.   

Our large and varied animal collection of exotic species and domestic species of livestock at Home Farm offer excellent practical hands-on learning opportunities alongside theory-based lessons.

What you will study

The units listed below reflect the subjects currently offered on this course but are subject to change:

  • Undertake animal handling and safe working
  • Understanding working dogs
  • Understand and promote animal health
  • Plan and monitor animal feeding
  • Manage animal accommodation
  • Understand and carry out farm livestock husbandry
  • Understand animal anatomy and physiology

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of this course at Merit or Distinction level and a suitable reference from a tutor, you are able to progress onto the second year of the Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management.

It is also possible to continue in other more specific fields offered at the College, for example, dog grooming or training as a Veterinary Nurse.

Career opportunities include: kennel or cattery worker, pet shop manager, veterinary assistant or receptionist, animal collection worker or technician, carer or warden within charity organisations such as the RSPCA or Blue Cross and dog handler or trainer.

Our students have gone on to some fantastic careers in a wide range of industries and enjoyed some exceptional work placements all over the world, helping them open doors to their dream careers. You can read our students’ stories here

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

1 Year
Duration:
1 Year course
Course type:
Full Time

Entry Requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs at grade C (or 4 where numerical grades are being used) or above which must include English Language and either Mathematics or Science.

Why study Animal at Hartpury College?

If you want to work with animals, then Hartpury offers a dedicated environment to provide you with the practical skills, qualifications and experience employers are looking for to succeed in this thriving industry.

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