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Diploma in Animal Care Level 3

Level 3

Key Facts

Level:Level 3

Full-time/part-time:Full time

Duration: Daytime/working hours

Start Date:1st August 2017

Location:Off Premises

Course Code:SPO0132AA1

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If you want to pursue a career in the animal industry then this is an excellent place to start. This course will introduce you to the underpinning skills and knowledge in animal-related subjects and giving you experience required develop your understanding. Work experience is an important part of this course as it prepares you for employment within the industry. As part of your course you will be expected to undertake work experience at the centre that you are based at (Rand Farm). This may include some weekend work.
Successful completion of this programme could allow you to progress into Animal Management related-careers.
During this course you will explore both theoretical and practical subjects and you will study the following topics: Sick Nursing; Animal Biology and Physiology; Animal Nutrition and Feeding; Behaviour and Maintaining Livestock.

You will need 4 GCSEs to include English Language (minimum grade C). You will be required to attend an interview and taster day on ‘the yard’ and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report) along with evidence of specific and sustained interest and motivation in animals and the animal industry; and an ability to cope with a programme of physical activity.
Assessment is a combination of coursework and practical assessments.
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