Course type:
Diplomas

Level 3 National Diploma Animal Management

Overview

This course is for students that have completed the Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Animal Management.

What you will study

The units listed below reflect the subjects you will cover on this course but are subject to change:

  • Animal Biology
  • Work experience in the Animal Sector
  • Animal Nursing
  • Zoological Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Management
  • Investigative Research Project

This course will include a range of different assessment methods, including written exams.

During this programme of study, you will also be given the opportunity to attend a residential study tour to Borneo, where you can experience wild flora and fauna first hand within a biologically diverse environment and appreciate a culture very different to our own.

Career and education opportunities

On successful completion of this course and a suitable reference from a tutor, you are able to progress onto a Foundation degree or Honours degree (subject to entry requirements).

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

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

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

Entry Requirements

Achieve a merit or above in Level 3 National Extended Certificate Animal Management, grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language and Mathematics and receive a satisfactory reference from course tutor

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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