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Level 2 Animal Care (Training) Apprenticeship at ProCo NW Ltd

Course description

This apprenticeship covers the skills learners need to work in animal welfare, zoos, wildlife establishments, dog grooming centres, pet care and retail, animal training, animal wardens or education and entertainment.

Course content

  • Implement, monitor and evaluate plans for health and welfare of animals
  • Promote, monitor, and maintain health, safety and security of the workplace
  • Plan the handling and restraint of animals
  • Plan, supervise, and control the movements of animals
  • Plan the accomodation of animals
  • Monitor and evaluate the accomodation of animals
  • Select animals for training
  • Design individual training programmes for animals
  • Implement individual training programmes for animals
  • Evaluate and improve training programmes which enable animals to achieve specific objectives

Entry requirements

  • Employed in an animal establishment including: dog groomers, animal training centre, pet shop, dog day care centres, rescue kennels
  • Level 1 animal care qualification, where possible

Assessment

  • Practical assessments
  • Written assessments
  • Assignments
  • Exams

Financial information

Apprenticeship wage.

Future opportunities

After completing this level 2 apprenticeship, apprentices may wish to progress onto a level 3 apprenticeship.

Further information

Potential careers, after completing this qualification, include:

  • Assistant dog groomer
  • Farm worker (livestock)
  • Horse groomer
  • Animal technician
  • Assistant dog groomer
  • Dog handler
  • Kennel worker
  • Pet shop assistant

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 October 2015
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    • Montrose Skills Hub

      The Montrose Skills Hub is a learning centre for our Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing learners.

      Our centre, located on Montrose Avenue, is home to 26 different species of animals and reptiles. We have a reptile house and an Urban Farm which houses farm stock inlcuding alpacas, sheep and smaller animals such as rabbits, gerbils and hamsters.

      http://www.proconw.co.uk