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Animal Care Level 2 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course provides the knowledge and experience necessary to work with animals, or within the land and environment industry.

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Entry requirements

  • animal health
  • animal handling
  • animal welfare
  • animal housing and accommodation
  • principles of animal behaviour
  • maths and English


  • GCSEs at grade three in maths and English, and science at grade D, or 
  • GCSEs at grade D in maths, English and science, or 
  • Land-based Studies Level 1 Diploma or equivalent and maths and English at level one 
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfcactory references

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  • written reports
  • graphs and posters
  • projects
  • performance observation

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • you may progress to the College’s BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management
  • enter suitable employment

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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