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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 1st September 2022
Cost description Annual fee - please contact for confirmation
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

With conservation and animal welfare high on the worlds political agenda, a love of animals could be the foundation of an exciting and rewarding career. Those people who enjoy practical outdoor work and have already had some experience or interest in working in the Land Based Industries. Some work experience with animals will be beneficial. You will complete 7 units in 1 year, such as: •Undertake work experience in the Land-based Industries •Maintain Animal Health and Welfare •Maintain Animal Accommodation •Introduction to Animal Behaviour and Handling •Plan and monitor Animal Feeding •Understanding the principles of animal biology •Understand the Principles and Practices of Animal Establishments

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

The following will be considered at interview: •Level 1 Diploma in animal care •4 GCSEs at D grade (including English, maths & science) •Appropriate experience •NVQ2 in a Land Based subject

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will learn by completing practical projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. The course will cover basic knowledge and important practical skills. You will also spend at least 1 day each week on work experience.

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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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