Animal Conservation and Welfare


Course Title: Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care
Course Code: AC233

Department: Animal Conservation and Welfare
Course Type: Full time

Working with animals is a challenging but truly rewarding career.
This exciting course offers you the opportunity to develop your interests and skills in caring for a wide variety of animals and their varying environments whilst preparing you for employment or progression to further courses.
This course contains a mix of lectures, demonstrations and practical work aimed to give you a more indepth understanding of biology and behaviour PLUS one day a week work experience at an animal related organisation.


Course Content

C&G Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care

Entry Requirements

Unit include: Animal health and welfare Animal feeding and accommodation Animal behaviour and handling Animal breeds and grooming The principles of animal biology Caring for exotic animals English and maths Working in animal care industry

Next Steps

4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above (including English Language, maths and science) OR minimum GCSE Grade D/3 and Level 1 Functional Skills. A genuine interest in animals, willingness to learn and the ability to cope with written work in a classroom environment is essential and recent experience of working with animals is required. A work placement for 1 day a week in an animal establishment must be secured. You must be prepared to work outside in all weathers with a wide range of animals.

Career Opportunities

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management Intermediate Apprenticeship in Animal Care