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.
Topics include animal behaviour, anatomy and physiology, animal health, exotic animals, dog grooming, animal nutrition, animal nursing, animal welfare, and breed development. As part of this study programme you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). You will also complete a work placement and extended industry placement. All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through practical activities, group work, presentations, coursework and examinations.
What could I do after this course?
You will be equipped to enter a career in a variety of roles such as veterinary nurse, zookeeper or animal scientist. You can increase your skills with an animal related degree such as University Centre Weston’s degree in Animal Management.
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English or a Level 2 programme at merit or distinction.
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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