This is for those who are looking for a more detailed understanding of a broad range of subjects relating to the animal management industry. Our large and varied animal collection of exotic and domestic species offer excellent practical hands-on learning opportunities alongside theory-based lessons.
During this programme, you will be expected to undertake a block of work experience which will allow you to broaden your knowledge, understanding and skills in practical industry live situations.
What you will study
The units listed below reflect the subjects you will cover on this course but are subject to change:
• Animal Welfare and Ethics
• Practical Animal Husbandry
• Animal Behaviour
• Animal Health and Diseases
• Work Experience in the Animal Sector
Career and education 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.
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
• 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, helping them open doors to their dream careers. You can read our students' stories here