Animal Conservation and Welfare


Course Title: Level 3 – Extended Diploma in Animal Management – Agriculture and Countryside Pathway 2nd Yr
Course Code: AC214

Department: Animal Conservation and Welfare
Course Type: Full time

This course is the top up pathway to the Level 3 90 credit Diploma in Animal Management.
In addition to animal related units you will also study farm livestock, estate skills and ecology. The pathway aims to 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.



C&G Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Course Content

- Undertake and review work related experience in land based industries
- Undertake an investigative project in the land based sector
- Business management in the landbased sector
- Understand and interpret animal behaviour and communication
- Understand the principles of animal nursing
- Understand the principles and carry out the practice of avian health and management
- Understand the principles of aquatics husbandry and management
- Understand the principles and carry out the practice of wildlife populations, ecology and conservation
- Understand and undertake wildlife management and rehabilitation
NB. All units are subject to change

Entry Requirements

Completion of Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Animal Management

Next Steps

- Apprenticeship - Foundation Degree

Career Opportunities

- Veterinary Nurse - Veterinary reception - Animal Nursing Assistant - Animal Parks/Animal visitor attractions - Zoo Keeper - Kennels and catteries - Animal Care Worker/Supervisor - Farm worker - Pet shop work - Conservation work - Dog Grooming Assistant