Animal Care and Equine | Weston College

Animal Care and Equine

Studying Animal Care and Equine at Weston College

If you're interested in animal welfare, behaviour and care one of we’ll offer the course you’re looking for. We work with employers across the region to develop industry-relevant courses and help you gain employment or progress to a university-level qualification.

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Occupations related to Animal Care and Equine


Manager or proprietor in agriculture or horticulture

Managers and proprietors in this unit group plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of farming establishments cultivating arable crops, fruits, trees and shrubs, and/or raising cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. Managers and proprietors in horticulture oversee the production of plants for wholesale and/or retail.

Average annual earnings: £30,479
Employment in region: 1,115 positions


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.

Average annual earnings: £47,912
Employment in region: 836 positions

Smith or forge worker

Smiths and forge workers operate or direct the operation of power hammers and presses to shape heated metal to requirements and to make and repair a variety of metal articles by heating, hammering and bending.

Average annual earnings: £20,651
Employment in region: 117 positions
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