Course Details

This is the second year of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma and is a course for school leavers or mature students who want to retrain in the animal care industry. This course allows you to improve your animal experience and confidence through practical work with our range of reptiles, mammals, birds and paddock animals in our new animal centre facilities. It also helps to develop your academic skills in order to progress onto university or into the workplace.

Entry Requirements

You will need to pass the first year of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management and meet any other targets set by your study programme leader.

Career options

Employment opportunities include Zoo Keeper, Animal Welfare Inspector, Animal Welfare Assistant, Animal Behaviourist, or the course can lead on to progression to a higher level of study.

Animal Management Level 3 Diploma Year 2

Five highlights

  • 1 Ofsted Outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
  • 2 Develop practical skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • 3 Work with a wide range of animal species in the new Animal Centre
  • 4 Choices of subjects to cater for your interests and career goals
  • 5 Support and guidance from highly qualified staff

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • C&G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management


Your course will cost

We don't currently have information on the fees for your course. Please contact us for more information.
Are you under 19 on the 31st August this year?
Are you in receipt of JSA or ESA Work Related Activity Group, or are you in receipt of a State Benefit and currently unemployed and seeking employment?
Are you getting a SFE loan for this course?
Course code Location Course length Start date
ANC123BF1A Brinsbury Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

You will cover a variety of core modules such as pet store design, wildlife & ecology, animal nursing, pet allied services, kennel & cattery and business and undertake an independent research project. You will work in the animal centre and learn about the day to day care of a wide variety of species.

How will I be taught?

You will be taught in both classroom sessions and through practical work in the animal centre and around the estate. You will also study and undertake practical activities on our working farm and at our equine yard.

How will I be assessed?

There will be one externally set test in the spring and timed assessments based on coursework that will be completed throughout the year.

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