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Animal Management Level 3

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

This course provides a solid foundation for students to progress into the animal industry. It will prepare you for a variety of work in animal environments including:

  • Retail outlets
  • Animal sanctuaries
  • Catteries
  • Dog kennels
  • Trainee veterinary nursing
  • Welfare organisations.

You may also wish to further your studies at a higher level in related areas.

Who is it for?

If you’re looking for a career that is fulfilling, rewarding, and have a strong interest working with animals then Level 3 in Animal Management could be for you.

There are a huge range of careers you can progress onto as well as studying at higher education level. This course is also a great stepping stone onto careers such as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse zoology, grooming or supervisory roles within the animal sector.

What is covered?

part of this course you will have the opportunity to work with an external employer to complete 150 hours of work experience per year.

You will also demonstrate your practical skills in our high quality college based outdoor enclosures and exotic animal units. Y

You will learn about a wide range of animal related subjects including:

  • Practical Animal husbandry skills
  • Animal Welfare and Ethics
  • Animal Health and Disease
  • Animal behaviour Principles of health and safety
  • Work related experience (mandatory work experience placement required)
  • Feeding and nutrition
  •  Animal behaviour and communication
  • Exotic animal health and husbandry
  • Biological systems of animals

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

5 GCSEs at 4/C or above including English, maths, and science.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Advancing through my college course to a point where I secured a trainee position at the practice I’m familiar with brought immense satisfaction. It underscored that the rigorous study and invaluable guidance from my tutors were pivotal in actualising my dream of a career in veterinary nursing.

Kira Alexandra
Animal Management Level 3

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