Animal Welfare and Science


Course Title: Level 1 Practical Animal Care
Course Code: AC202

Department: Animal Welfare and Science
Course Type: Full time

Are you interested in a future working with animals and care about the environment? Do you need some extra support to achieve your career aims?
This one year course will give you the opportunity to develop knowledge and practical skills by working with the wide range of animal species we have at the College.
During the year you will develop the abilities, personal qualities and employability skills to help equip you for the next level course or future employment within the animal care industry.



C&G Level 1 Diploma in Land-based Studies

Course Content

Unit include:
Exercising animals
Handling and restraint of animals
Health of animals
Movement and accommodation of animals
Feeding and watering
Safe and effective working
Performance in the land-based industry

Entry Requirements

GCSE grades G/1 or above, including English OR Entry 3 Functional Skills OR an Entry Level qualification.
Enthusiasm to work with animals is essential.

Next Steps

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Animal Care

Career Opportunities

Animal Care Assistant
Kennel and Cattery Assistant
Pet Shop Assistant