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!).
Future Career Opportunities:
This course can lead to numerous career opportunities including: Veterinary Nurse, Kennel Worker, Dog Trainer, Canine Hydrotherapist, Pet Groomer, Animal Behaviourist, Dog Handler, Countryside Ranger, Animal Welfare Officer, Animal Care / Rescue Centre Worker, Pet Sitter, Horse Riding Instructor, Pet Shop Assistant, RSPCA Inspector, Zookeeper, Veterinary Receptionist.