Animal Care Level 2 Diploma at Bridgwater College
This broad-based course is designed to be the first step to a career in animal care. It is suitable for anyone who would like to progress on to higher vocational qualifications related to animal management.
This course will give you the opportunity to study a wide range of animal care topics including:
- Animal Accommodation
- Practical Animal Feeding
- Animal Health and Welfare
- Animal Behaviour and Handling
- Basic Principles of Animal Biology
- Care of Exotic Animals
- Five GCSEs in the A* – E range including English, or an appropriate level one qualification
- Successful interview
Assessment will be by course work which will take the form of written assignments, presentations, in class open book tests and practical work. The Work Experience Module has input from your placement provider.
You could progress to an appropriate level 3 course such as the Extended Diploma in Animal Management (if you obtain the Level 2 at merit level) or seek employment at assistance level in a range of settings, including rare breed farm parks, animal welfare organisations, veterinary practices, kennels and catteries, wildlife parks and zoos.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.