Animal Conservation and Welfare


Course Title: Level 2 – Extended Certificate in Animal Care
Course Code: AC203

Department: Animal Conservation and Welfare
Course Type: Full time

This course offers a mix of practical instruction activities and theory sessions so if you are looking for solid basic knowledge and practical understanding of the care and needs of animals, either as pets, on the farm, in the wild or in the workplace, then this is the course for you.
This course will prepare you for employment in a variety of animal industries or enable you to progress further in education, or train as an Apprentice (see next steps).



C&G Level 2 Extended Certificate in Animal Care

Course Content

Units include:
Maintain the health and welfare of animals
Introduction to caring for farm livestock
Understand British wildlife species, habitat and rehabilitation
Level 1 Certificate in Work-Based Animal Care
Functional Skills (Maths and English)

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade D to G (including English Language, maths and science) and/or a Level 1/Foundation Level qualification and Level 1 Functional Skills. A genuine interest in animals and enthusiasm for working in animal care is essential. You must be prepared to work outside in all weathers with a wide range of animals.

Next Steps

- Level 2 Diploma in Animal Management - Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture /Equine - Apprenticeship - Animal Care /Agriculture/Equine - Level 2 Dog Grooming Assistant (part time)

Career Opportunities

Animal Care Assistant Pet Shop Assistant Kennel and Cattery Assistant Animal Nursing Assistant