This course is based on the main college campus and at the Withybush Animal Centre. Transport to and from the Withybush Animal Centre is via shuttle bus from the main College campus. These shuttle buses run daily at 9.10am, and return at the end of the College day in time to link up with the main College buses to take the learners home. Learners will spend the whole day on a site.
This course is designed for individuals who want to develop their skills and knowledge to allow them to work with animals in the future.
To undertake this course you will need a keen interest in working in the animal industry and learning the basics of caring for a variety of different animals.
You will spend time learning about the health and well-being of animals as well as how to prepare and maintain animal accommodation. You will learn using textbooks, reference books and the internet as well as undertaking practical tasks and attending lectures and demonstrations.
To undertake this course you will need to be caring, responsible and able to work individually and as part of a group.