This T Level is suitable for anyone wanting a career in animal care and management. The T Level is a 2 year programme and will include a 9 week (minimum) industry placement and a Technical Qualification, where you will also choose a specialist occupation.
|Qualification name||T Level in Animal Care and Management|
|Course start date||2nd September 2024|
|Course Type||Classroom based|
|Cost description||T Levels are currently only available to 16-19 year olds. Contact us for details of other suitable courses.|
There are no national entry requirements for starting a T Level. These are set by the individual college or school. Contact us to find out more
You will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector including sustainability, environmental legislation, sustainable development, climate change and waste management principles the principles of biosecurity and the supply chain and principles of stock management. In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content. The specialisms available in the Animal Care and Management T Level are: Animal Care and Management, Equine Care and Management
Your learning will combine classroom theory and practical learning and include 9 weeks (minimum) of industry placement. The placement will provide you with a real experience of the workplace.
Your core knowledge and skills will be assessed through exams and an employer-set project. You will work with your tutor to decide when you are ready to be assessed on the core. Assessment of occupational specialist knowledge and skills will vary depending on the occupation. It may involve tests, practical assignments and projects. Your occupational specialist knowledge and skills will be assessed in the second year.
You will have the industry knowledge and experience to progress into roles like: Animal care worker, Assistance dog trainer, Zookeeper, Dog handler, Horse riding instructor, or go onto an apprenticeship or higher education. Speak to your careers adviser to find out more. You can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level, including a university degree.