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Animal Management (Environmental Studies Pathway 2nd yr) C&G Extended Diploma Level 3 at Kingston Maurward College

Course description

This course is one of the top up pathway to the Level 3 Animal Management. In the first year you will complete a Level 3 90 credit Diploma in Animal Management. In addition to animal related units you will also study farm livestock, estate skills and ecology. The pathway aims to provide you with additional knowledge and qualifications to enhance your prospects of employment or further study either directly within the animal industry or transfer to a similar industry.

Four days a week at college to include a mix of lectures, demonstrations and practical work.

Course content

  • Understand the principles of animal biology
  • Undertake and review work related experience in the landbased industries
  • Undertake an investigative project in the land based sector
  • Understand the principles of animal nursing
  • Understand the principles and carry out the practice of biochemistry and microbiology
  • Understand the principles of aquatics husbandry and management
  • Understand the principles and carry out the practice of wildlife populations, ecology and conservation
  • Understand and undertake wildlife management and rehabilitation

NB. All units are subject to change

Entry requirements

Completion of Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Animal Management

Financial information

Courses leading to a qualification are FREE for British citizens, aged under 19 years on 31 August in the academic year you start your course.* However, there may be some additional costs for clothing/kit and trips depending on your course.  You can apply to the Bursary Fund for extra help towards the cost of transport, food, equipment or childcare.

Future opportunities

Veterinary Nurse, Veterinary reception, Animal Nursing Assistant, Animal Parks/Animal visitor attractions, Zoo Keeper, Kennels and catteries, Animal Care Worker/Supervisor, Pet shop work, Dog Grooming Assistant, Conservation work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingston Maurward College directly.

Last updated date: 27 April 2016
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