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 moving and accommodating animals. You will receive tutorial support, study skills, work-related experience, employability skills and personal and social development. We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the level most employers look for.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through practical observations, group work, coursework, presentations and exams.
What could I do after this course?
This programme could be your first step into the animal care industry. You could progress onto a traineeship, an into work programme, Animal Care Level 2 or an Animal Care, Level 2 Apprenticeship.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 3-1 with at least two at grade 3, or the successful completion of a pre-vocational programme.
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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