Animal Welfare and Science


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

Department: Animal Welfare and Science
Course Type: Full time

This qualification is for you if you want to work with animals, either directly hands-on or within the wider allied services and businesses.
You will develop the skills, practical understanding and knowledge to care for, handle and manage a range of animals, perparing you for a diverse range of employment opportunities, or to apply for further learning.



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

Course Content

Subjects include:
Health, nutrition and handling of companion animals, livestock, avian and exotic species
Accommodation and feeding
Behaviour, welfare and breeding
Wildlife management, rehabilition and ecology conservation
Health and safety and estate skills
Specialist project
Biology and anatomy
Pet Store design, kennel and cattery management

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs Grade C/4 or above to include English, maths and science.

Next Steps

BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare BSc (Hons) Marine Ecology and Conservation FdSc Countryside and Coastal Conservation BSc (Hons) Agricultural Science Advanced Apprenticeship

Career Opportunities

Animal keeper in animal collections Animal rescue centres (domestic or wild) Kennel and catteries Retail including specialist outlets Dog grooming, hydrotherapy Education officer/warden Behaviourist/trainer Researcher Nutritionist Zoo Keeper