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Qualification name Diploma in Animal Care
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 2nd September 2024
Cost description Annual fee - please contact for confirmation
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

The level 2 courses are designed as specialist qualifications for students who have a clear view of their future career or are seeking progression to level 3. They are equivalent to GCSEs and are highly valued by employers.

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

View The Isle of Wight College's standard entry requirements for full-time college courses (depending on the level of the course to be studied).

View the key features of this course.

You may study any of the following units depending on the size of level 2 qualification that you take: Animal Biology Animal Behaviour and Handling Animal Health Work Experience in the Animal Sector Animal Feeding Animal Accommodation Animal Establishments

Understand how the course will be delivered.

You will learn through a combination of assignments, projects and practical activities based around your theoretical knowledge. Particularly important will be the development of key employment skills relevant to work in this area. To assist with this you will undertake a mandatory work experience placement which is usually one day per week.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Step-Up to Level 2 (non qualification route) Level 2 Certificate, Extended Certificate or Diploma in Animal Care (each option has the opportunity to top up to the next programme)

The level 2courses are highly valued by employers and universities.? Students may take up employment opportunities in:

Animal charities
Animal technician
Voluntary organisations
Learners may also wish to progress to level 3 study after completing a full level 2 diploma and on recommendation by the tutor.

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Name The Isle Of Wight College - Newport
Address The Isle Of Wight College
Medina Way
Isle Of Wight
PO30 5TA
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