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Land Based Studies C&G Level 1 Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

Suitable for anyone with an interest in working with or caring for animals.

Course content

Level 1 in Work - based Animal Care is a one - year programme reflecting the skills and knowledge needed to carry out a job effectively under supervision.

The qualification is made up of both core and optional units covering a wide range of knowledge areas:

  • Assisting with animal accommodation
  • Caring for animals
  • Health and Safety
  • Maintenance of equipment, cleanliness and security
  • The movement and handling of small animals

Entry requirements

Two GCSE's at grade F (one in English). A sound knowledge of written and spoken English is required and an interest in or previous experience with animals is desirable.


Continual assessment and portfolio

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course will enable progression onto a Level 2 qualification, employment or apprenticeships in animal care.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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