Animal Management - BTEC Level 3 at Yorkshire Coast College
The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management will build on the detailed introduction to animal care gained at Level 2 and focus on developing learners knowledge of Animal Management and animal biology and physiology.
Just as at Level 2, the Level 3 programme has a strong emphasis on enabling learners to gain as much hands-on experience as possible.
This programme would be perfect for anyone who wishes to pursue a senior role within animal care or management or who is interested in studying animal-related subjects in higher education, such as animal psychology or zoology.
The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management will consist of the following topics:
- Understand and Promote Animal Health
- Undertake Animal Handling and Safe Working
- Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
- Manage Animal Accommodation
- Understand the Principles of Animal Nutrition
- Understand the Principles and Carry Out the Practice of Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry
- Understanding the Principles of Wildlife Populations, Ecology and Conservation
- Undertake Dog Grooming
- Undertake Estate Skills
- Undertake Animal Training
- Understand the Principles of Chemistry for Biological and Medical Science
- Understand the Principles of Zoological Animal Health and Husbandry
5 GCSE grades A-C (must include English and ideally Science). Grade D's may be considered at interview for enthusiastic, motivated and committed candidates.
Level 2 animal management with merits and distinctions
Upon successful completion of the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management learners could progress onto a Higher Education programme such as a Foundation Degree in Animal Management or a Degree in Animal Behaviour or Zoology.
Once you are fully trained there are plenty of opportunities on the Yorkshire Coast and the surrounding areas. Many past learners have gone on to have brilliant careers in some of the following areas:
- Dog Grooming
- Pet Stores/Retail
- Animal Welfare
- Kennel/ Cattery Management
- Veterinary Services
The local average annual wage on entry into a career in Animal Care - depending on qualification - is £10,000 - £19,000
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.