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Qualification name Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (1080)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 4th September 2023
Cost description Usual concessions and support available. More information is available on the college website.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The course is intended to provide you with an educational science foundation to pursue a career relating to the care and management of animals, their environments and related industries.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language, Mathematics and Science. Alternatively, a Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care with Distinction/Distinction* grades, including a distinction grade in the Biology and Health units, plus English and Mathematics. Other qualifications or experience may also be accepted. Entry to the course is subject to a successful interview. You must also have evidence of recent tetanus vaccination.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

There is a particular emphasis on developing your practical handling skills, communication, IT and study skills. Performance in laboratory skills and the ability to work safely are also assessed. You will be assessed using discussions, presentations, roleplay, essays and scientific reports. There is a mixture of exams and assignment-based work and the assignments are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. You will receive a grade for each unit and an overall grade at the end of the course.

If you complete this course you can progress to undergraduate courses, such as Veterinary Nursing and Medicine, alongside a wide selection of other HND or FdSc/BSc degrees at university. Alternatively, you can either go onto an Apprenticeship or choose to apply for a range of positions within the animal industry.

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Name HSDC: South Downs Campus
Address College Road
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Phone 023 9279 7979
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