Animal Welfare & Science


Course Title: Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management
Course Code: AC235

Department: Animal Welfare & Science
Course Type: Full time

If you are intersted in entering Higher Education or changing your career this 1 year qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to do so.
This course enables those returning to education from a range of backgrounds not only to give you the practical skills and knowledge to work with a range of animals but also build confidence to return to the classroom, with the benefits of a beautiful setting in the Dorset Countryside.
Taught with a range of lectures, demonstrations, projects and practical sessions with a variety of companion animals, small mammals, reptiles livestock and birds.
This course requires at least 150hrs of work experience with an external employer.


Course Content

Topics covered include:
Animal husbandry including feeding and maintaining accommodation
Animal health, welfare and behaviour
Animal nutrition and breeding
Animal sciences
Business management

Next Steps

Employment or Higher Education Advanced Apprenticeship This course will meet the requirement for HE at Kingston Maurward College and for other HE courses across the UK but students are advised to seek clarification on the exact requirements for any course they are considering applying for to ensure the units offered on this course meet the requirements.

Career Opportunities

Animal centre assistant Kennel and cattery worker/supervisor Animal hospital care assistant Pet Store assistant/supervisor Animal/Dog grooming (with further training)

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
11-Sep-19 26-Jun-20 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Wed, Thu, Fri 396
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

College Academy Uniform. Protective overalls and steel toe-capped boots - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course manager. College Uniform including clothing suitable for all types of weather conditions. Exam resits Trips

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, paper, ruler and eraser, ring binders to allow secure storage of notes.


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