Animal, equine and countryside - Diploma in Land-based Studies (Animal Care) level 1 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre
You will gain an introduction to animal care and countryside studies.
Gain an introduction to animal and land based studies, ready for progression onto one of our Level 2 programmes.
You will cover:
• Care of animals
• Farm animal health
• Handling animals
• Propagation of plants
• Feeding and watering
• Small animal health
You will have the opportunity to take part in a number of curriculum trips to zoos and wildlife centres.
A minimum of 4 GCSE’s with the following grades:
English at 2 and maths at 1 or above, and 2 other GCSE’s grade E or above
• A minimum of four GCSEs grade E or above including English language, and maths at grade F or above, or
You must have a keen interest in working with animals or the environment.
Assessment is continuous with:
- written assignments, and
- practical work.
As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).
There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.
BTEC Diploma in Animal Care, BTEC Diploma in Horse Care level 2, or BTEC Diploma in Countryside and Environment level 2.
If you have previous experience working in either animal care or other land-based sectors you could use this programme as a stepping stone to re-enter work.
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.