Animal Conservation and Welfare

Introduction

Course Title: Advanced Apprenticeship in Animal Management
Course Code: AC136



Would you like a career working with animals but don’t want to be in the classroom full-time? An Apprenticeship in Work-based Animal Care can help you into a rewarding profession that is much more like a way of life than a job. The world is changing fast. With fierce competition for jobs, you must have top skills. As an Apprentice you earn while you learn, getting a recognised qualification to springboard you into your future.
You will receive training and mentoring in the workplace which will be guided and supported by your college co-ordinator. This training will link to theory and practical duties you complete during your college day. Here you will work with reptiles, birds, small mammals, farm animals and birds of prey.
You work for an animal care employer/establishment. Your weekly commitment is 37 hours and you will learn theory and practical skills with a variety of animals

Overview

Qualification

L3 Diploma in Work-based Animal Care

Course Content

You follow a Level 3 Diploma in Work-based Animal Care with several optional pathways: Dog Grooming, Pet Retail, Wildlife, Animal Care & Welfare

At work you will perfect and develop these new skills:
Promote health and wellbeing of animals
Implement health plans
Health and safety in the workplace
Plan movement and handling of animals
Plan diets and exercise
Supervising staff

Entry Requirements

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Animal Care OR Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care OR GCSEs OR several years’ industry experience.

Next Steps

HND in Equine Management Employment in the animal care & welfare industry

Career Opportunities

Assistant dog groomer Animal welfare assistant Pet shop assistant/Retail assistant Farm park assistant Animal technician Kennel/Cattery assistant