Animal Conservation and Welfare


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

If you are a mature learner looking at entering Higher Education or changing your career this 1 year qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to do so.
This course has been developed not only give you the practical skills and knowledge to work with a range of animals but also provide confidence if you are returning to education after a break. Taught with a range of lectures, demonstrations, projects and practical sessions with a variety of companion animals, small mammals, reptiles livestock and birds.



C&G Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management (540)

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

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs Grade C/3 or above, including English, maths and science.
Recent experience of working with animals.
Genuine interest in learning.
Motivation to secure a relevant work placement.

Next Steps

Employment or Higher Education

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
04-Sep-19 25-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Wed, Thu, Fri 420
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 instructor.
Practical clothing suitable for all types of weather conditions is required.

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.


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