If you are interested in animal health and welfare and are keen to understand the theory behind it whilst developing your practical skills, then this is the course for you. During your studies, you will have access to a variery of animals, ranging from small mammals to reptiles and birds. The theory and practical lessons will support you to practice the correct animal care and husbandry of a large range of animals. You will also need to undertake 75 hours of placement in a real working environment.
- Practical animal health - Animal biology and health - Animal care work placement - Animal welfare - Animal behaviour and safe handling - Feeding, accommodating and moving animals
To study this qualification you will need to have achieved at least 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 including English Language, Maths and Science.
On successful completion of this course, you can progress onto a Level 3 course in Animal Management, providing you also meet the necessary English and Maths entry requirements.