Land-based Studies Level 1 - Animal Care Diploma at Northumberland College
This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the animal care industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career.
You will study maintaining animal health and welfare, undertaking practical animal feeding, maintaining animal accommodation, undertaking work related experience in the land based sector, understanding the basic principles of animal biology, introduction to the principles and practices of animal behaviour and handling and contributing to the nursing of animals.
You will need to have a standard of general education and competence to benefit from and succeed on the course. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based upon interview.
Your progress will be assessed by a multiple choice test, externally set assignments and by building a portfolio of evidence.
After completing the course you could progress into employment or onto a level 2 qualification.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.