Studying Animal Management at Weston College
Our qualifications have been developed in conjunction with local and national employers and are successful in getting our students into animal management related jobs and onto relevant degrees.
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Job roles in the West of England currently include:Veterinary Nurse,Animal Care Services Occupation n.e.c.,Conservation professional
We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are levering our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.
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Animal Care Land Based Studies, Certificate
This Animal Care Level 1 is a combination of theory and practical work. It will provide you with the opportunity to work with a large range of animals and is perfect for people who are interested in animals and want to enter into a career in the animal care industry. You will learn about the animal sector, caring for and feeding animals, and ...Click Here
Animal Care and Welfare Assistant, Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship provides valuable workplace skills and experience, while you earn a wage. Animal Care and Welfare Assistants look after the routine day-to-day husbandry and care of domestic and/or wild animals under guidance in a variety of different settings. The work is carried out individually or as part of a team in places such as ken...Click Here
Animal Care, BTEC Technical Diploma
This Animal Care Level 2 Diploma combines theory and practical work, which will provide you with the opportunity to work with a large range of animals. It’s perfect for people who are interested in animals, and who want to develop their animal care skills to work in the industry. You will learn about animal feeding, health, welfare, behavio...Click Here
Animal Management, BTEC Extended Diploma
This Animal Management Level 3 programme is a balance of practical work and theory and will provide you with the opportunity to work with a wide variety of animals. You will gain detailed academic knowledge and understanding of all aspects of animal science, management, behaviour and husbandry through theory-based and practical sessions. Topi...Click Here
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Our link with Puxton Park
The College has joined forces with Puxton Park, which will enable you to develop industry-specific skills working within the park’s extensive farmland and facilities, with a wide range of farm and domestic animals, which will significantly enhance your employability skills for the future.
The link will also allow you to gain broader experience in your customer service skills, by engaging with tourists, families and school parties; all helping to prepare you for the world of work.
Taken straight from our virtual open evenings, Charlotte (one of the lecturers) gives us a guided tour of our Animal Management facilities!
Meet the Team
"I have been involved in the conservation of sea-turtles where I was protecting green and loggerhead nests from people/predation as well as ensuring as many hatchlings made it to sea as possible…"Find out more
"I was Displays Supervisor at Weymouth Sealife Park and Marine Sanctuary, where I was responsible for a team of aquarists looking after; seals, otters, penguins, sharks, jellyfish, seahorses…"Find out more
Occupations related to Animal Management
Veterinary nurses provide assistance to veterinarians in the treatment and care of sick or injured animals.
Employment in region: 648 positions
Animal Care Services Occupation n.e.c.
Workers in this unit group care for animals held in kennels, stables, zoos and similar establishments, provide specialised training, grooming, clipping and trimming services for animals, and searches for and captures stray or nuisance dogs in public areas and perform a variety of animal care tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 613: Animal Care and Control Services.
Employment in region: 1,959 positions
Conservation professionals are responsible for ensuring that landscapes, habitats and species are protected and enhanced via appropriate management and conservation. They promote public understanding and awareness of the natural environment and help to develop and implement appropriate policies to achieve these objectives.
Employment in region: 471 positions
What our students say
Kam Coombs, Animal Managment
“I Have Enjoyed The Hands-On Learning And Classroom Studying Which Has Created A Fun And Engaging Course That Has Had A Great Impact On My Life And Future Career.”
Former school: Backwell
What next? Kam is set to study Veterinary Nursing and Companion Animal Behaviour at the University of Bristol