Animal Management courses
Gain industry-relevant qualifications and kick-start your career in the animal care industry.
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Animal Care, Award / Certificate
What will I do on this course?
This Animal Care Level 1 course is a combination of theory and practical work. It will provide you with the opportunity to work with a large range of animals and is perfect for people who are interested in animals, and want to enter into a career in the animal care industry.
You’ll learn about the animal sector, caring for and feeding animals, and moving and accommodating animals. You’ll receive tutorial support, study skills, work-related experience, employability skills and personal and social development. We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the level most employers look for.
How will I be assessed?
You’ll be assessed through practical observations, group work, coursework, presentations and exams.
What could I do after this course?
This course could be your first step into the animal care industry. You could progress onto a traineeship or an into work programme, or you could increase your knowledge by progressing onto a Animal Care Level 2 course.
A commitment to learning and an interest in animals.
Occupations related to Animal Care, Award / Certificate
Veterinarians diagnose and treat animal injuries, diseases and disorders, and advise on preventative action. They may work in practices, specialising according to their location in either a rural or urban area, or in the public sector or associated industries such as pharmaceuticals, food production or drug regulation.
Employment in region: 836 positions
Veterinary nurses provide assistance to veterinarians in the treatment and care of sick or injured animals.
Employment in region: 600 positions
Animal care services occupation n.e.c.
Workers in this unit group care for animals held in kennels, stables, zoos and similar establishments, provide specialised training, grooming, clipping and trimming services for animals, and searches for and captures stray or nuisance dogs in public areas and perform a variety of animal care tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 613: Animal Care and Control Services.
Employment in region: 2,176 positions
What Our Students Say
Alice Barnes, Animal Management
“Without the teachers at Weston College I don't think I would have been able to achieve the grade I have”
Former school: Churchill Academy
Course: Animal Management
What next? Alice aims to study the Animal Management, FdSc at University Centre Weston.