Animal Conservation and Welfare


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

Department: Animal Conservation and Welfare
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 into employment. We have a wide range of animals including small mammals, companion animals, exotic species and livestock whilst set in the beautiful Dorset countryside.



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

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs Grade C/4 or above to include English, maths and science.
Enthusiasm to work with a wide range of animals.

Next Steps

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

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
02-Sep-19 26-Jun-21 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 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

Email us

Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, A4 lever arch files, ruler and eraser.


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