Animal Welfare & Science


Course Title: Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management
Course Code: AC237

Department: Animal Welfare & Science
Course Type: Full time

This qualification is perfect for you if you would like to persue a career working with animals, developing your practical skills as well as building essential knowledge to enable you to progress into higher education or employment. We have a wide range of animals including small mammals, companion animals, exotic species and livestock whilst set in the beautiful Dorset countryside.
This course requires an industry placement with a minimum 315hrs in the first year of study and 150hrs of work experience in the second year of study, enabling beneficail experience to go onto your Curriculum Vitae or personal statement.



C&G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (1080)

Course Content

Topics include:
Animal husbandry including feeding and accommodation maintainence
Wildlife, ecology, conservation and rehabilitation
Behaviour, health and welfare
Animal sciences and nutrition
Pet store, kennel and cattery design and management
Estate skills
Avian and exotic husbandry

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs Grade C/4 or above to include English and maths. Science GCSE mimium of a triple grade 5 Experienceof working with animals.

Next Steps

Employment or Higher Education This course will meet the requirement for HE at Kingston Maurward College and for other HE couress 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

Trainee zoo keeper Animal technician/carer Wildlife warden Nature officer Project officer Zoo keeper Trainee aquarist

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
07-Sep-20 24-Jun-22 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Mon, Tue, Wed or Wed, Thu, Fri 840
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

College uniform including steel toe capped boots. 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, A4 lever arch files, ruler and eraser.


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