Animal Management and Wildlife Ecology

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC Introductory Diploma in Land-based Studies
Qualification level Level 1
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
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Course type Full time
Course start date 31 August 2020
Instruction language English
Additional price description See our website via the link provided for Fee details
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Not known

2. Course description

This course is designed to give students the skills and experience of working with small animals with the aim of progressing to higher level qualifications or into work. You will be working with the our collection of small animals which includes lizards, toads, insects, rabbits and hamsters to learn practical handling, grooming, health, small animal care and feeding. Team work, work and life skills will be taught throughout the course to prepare you to take the next move onto another higher level qualification or to enter the work place. You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in horticulture, both in the on-site greenhouses and various off site locations.

3. Entry requirements

-This is a study programme for students 16- 18 years -3 GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above or a relevant Entry Level qualification -At least Entry level 3 in maths and English -Satisfactory interview, assessment and school report or reference If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

4. Equipment required

You will be required to bring paper, pens, a folder and wear clothing suitable for working with animals (details will be given when you start the course).You will also be required to purchase or borrow a lab coat which must be worn for animal handling sessions.

5. Assessment method

Not available

6. Venue

Name 12 Quays
Address Morpeth Dock
Shore Road
CH41 1AG
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Phone 0151 551 7401

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
12 Quays 31 August 2020 View course