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Animal Care

If you are looking for a career working with animals or a stepping stone to running your own animal-based business, our range of Animal Care courses offer the ideal training ground.

A world of caring

Whatever your passion, the full-time, vocational courses we offer will ground you in a wide range of basic skills, offering a solid foundation for progression into a variety of career paths within this sector. Ranging from one to two years in length and from Level 1 to Level 3.

Building a fantastic future

Animal care: Ideal for anyone interested in careers as diverse as: zoology to teaching, veterinary work to running a sanctuary and grooming to research work. Studies include animal behaviour and training techniques, animal breeds and grooming, running and maintaining an animal visitor centre, caring for animals including exotic pets, business skills and team building.

The College has 2 on-site animal centres which include:

  • Reptiles such as bearded dragons
  • Amphibians
  • Invertebrates
  • Mammals including marmoset monkeys



Some careers in the industry include:

  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Veterinary Care Assistant
  • Dog Handler
  • Dog Groomer
  • Zoologist
  • Kennel Worker
  • RSPCA Inspector
  • Specialist Groom and many more!

Some of the career opportunities listed above may require further study and qualifications in order to enter the industry.