Course Details

The aim of the qualification is to provide a sound knowledge and skills base which will allow progression onto further learning or qualifications, or into employment opportunities. The course content covers Health & Safety, Health-checking, Personal Progress, Industry Experience, Cleaning and Maintaining Accommodation and other key vocational skills.

Entry Requirements

An interest in animals and willingness to learn more about them.

Career options

Typically, completing students enrol onto Level Two qualifications, but employment within the industry is possible, depending on experience, personality and work ethic.

City & Guilds L1 Dip Land-based Stud (Animal Care)

Five highlights

  • 1 Hands-on work health-checking a variety of animal species
  • 2 Learning about the natural history of wild animals
  • 3 Identifying your own skills and improving your confidence
  • 4 Researching and developing materials promoting your favourite pet
  • 5 Presenting information about an animal charity close to your heart

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • City & Guilds 0361 Level 1 Diploma in Land-based Studies (Animal care)


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Course code Location Course length Start date
ANC077BF1A Brinsbury Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

101: Safe and effective working practices in land-based industries 102: Develop performance in land-based industries 103: Industrial experience in land-based industries 117: Assist with maintaining the health and wellbeing of animals 127: Animals in the wild and in society 129: Assist with the preparation and maintenance of animal accommodation 131: Assist with the exercise of animals

How will I be taught?

A mixture of classroom teaching, use of college resources, such as ICT and the Library, as well as access to the Animal Centre and work-experience duties in the Centre.

How will I be assessed?

Multiple choice test: Unit 101 is assessed through a single multiple choice test (module 101) that covers the knowledge and understanding of that unit. It is not assessed through an assignment. The multiple choice question test is available online via the City & Guilds Global Online Assessment system (GOLA) Assignments: Units 102 to 131 will be tested by assignments. Assignments assess practical activities and also underpinning knowledge for those units.

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