Animal Conservation and Welfare


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

Department: Animal Conservation and Welfare
Course Type: Day Release

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


Course Content

L3 Diploma in Work-based Animal Care

Entry Requirements

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

Next Steps

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

Career Opportunities

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