If you are interested in working in the animal industry, learning more about the wider concepts relating to the management of animals or progressing to an animal related higher education qualification, then this could be the course for you. The course studies the management and behaviour of animals, including domestic, exotic and wild species. Implementing good animal health and welfare practices are also considered.
Employment opportunities in the animal care sector are varied and are continually growing and evolving. The RSPCA estimate that there are currently around 20 million pets in the UK (excluding fish!).
You will normally complete an Advanced Technical Diploma (540) in year one. Successful completion will allow you to progress to the Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) in year two which is equivalent to three A-levels.