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 interested in entering Higher Education or changing your careet this 1 year qualification will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to do so.
This course enables those returning to education from a range of backgrounds not only provides you the practical skills and knowledge to work with a range of animals but builds confidence in the classroom setting, with the benefits of the 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 150 hrs of work experience with an external employer.



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 relevent work placement.

Next Steps

Employment or Higher Education This course will meet the requirment for HE at Kingston Maurward College and for HE across the UK but students are advised to seek clarification on the exact requirements for any course that they are considering applying for to ensure the units offered on this course match 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
09-Sep-20 25-Jun-21 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 uniform including steel toe capped boots. Trips. Exam resits.

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, ring binders to ensure secure storage of notes, and eraser.


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