Animal Conservation and Welfare

Introduction

Course Title: Level 3 – 90 Credit Diploma Animal Management – Business Pathway
Course Code: AC226

Department: Animal Conservation and Welfare
Course Type: Full time



If you are interested in running your own animal related enterprise, you will need a solid combination of animal management experience and business skills.

This one year pathway will teach you how to apply planning, retail and merchandising skills to animal related business while developing your expertise in anatomy, feeding, handling, welfare and much more.

This business pathway will provide you with additional knowledge and qualifications to enhance your prospects of employment or further study either directly within the animal industry or transfer to a similar industry.

This course forms the first year of the two year Level 3 Extended Diploma. Successfully completing the 90 Credit Diploma will allow you to fast track directly into the second year of the Level 3 Extended Diploma and complete a higher qualification.

Overview

Qualification

C&G Level 3 90 Credit Diploma Animal Management

Course Content

Units include:
-Animal health
- Accommodation and Feeding
- Anatomy and physiology
- Behaviour and communication
- Exotics
- Handling and safe working
- Business management in the landbased sector
- Business planning and improvement in the landbased sector
- Retail Merchandising for the landbased sector

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs Grade C or above - to include English, maths and science OR Level 2 qualification in Animal Care with Distinction plus Level 2 Functional Skills. Recent experience of working with animals is essential.

Next Steps

- Year 2 Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management - Apprenticeships - Foundation Degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare - Business Administration qualifications

Career Opportunities

- Veterinary Nurse (with further training) - Veterinary reception - Animal Nursing Assistant - Animal parks/Animal visitor attractions - Zoo Keeper - Kennels and catteries - Animal Care Worker/Supervisor - Pet shop work - Dog Grooming Assistant