These are flexible qualifications that cover the skills you need to work in animal welfare, zoos, wildlife establishments, dog grooming, pet care and retail, animal training, animal wardens or education and entertainment.
This level is ideal if you have some knowledge and you want to prove your competence in your role, likely to help you move from a junior to senior position. You may also be looking for a qualification to prepare you for progression to Level 3 qualifications.
At this level, there are five pathways you can choose from:
- Animal Care and Welfare
- Zoos/Wildlife Establishments
- Dog Grooming
- Pet Care and Retail
- Animal Training
To earn this qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units. The exact selection of optional units you can choose from depends on your pathway.
There will be a focus on literacy and numeracy skills together with developing your knowledge of sustainable issues, citizenship, bilingualism, enterprise and Welsh culture.
Entry is subject to interview and new entrants must have:
- Vocational competence in an area of their choice
- Access to a learning environment
Apprenticeship – no fee if this course is taken as an apprenticeship
Workbased course fee – Level 2 £750
Subsidies are available to eligible employed learners. For further information please contact the Skills for Industry department on 01437 753320 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There may be opportunities to progress to Level 3 work based Animal Care.
If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact us on 01437 753141 or email email@example.com
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