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Work-Based Animal Care Level 1 Diploma at Aylesbury College

Course description

This course is ideal if you’re just starting out and want to gain the basic knowledge and skills you need to move on to further study or get an entry-level job working in agriculture, horticulture or animal care.

Course content

Learn the basics of animal husbandry working with wildlife within a busy wildlife Hospital.

 

Example modules Assist with the care of animals Principles of the care of animals Principles of dealing with animal accommodation Assist with animal accommodation Principles of the movement and handling of small animals Assist with the care of animals Principles of the care of animals Principles of dealing with animal accommodation Assist with animal accommodation Principles of the movement and handling of small animals Assist with the movement and handling of small animals Maintain the safety of self and others in the workplace

 

Entry requirements

Students should have a minimum of Entry 3 Maths and English or GCSE grades at E-G.

Assessment

This nationally recognised, accredited qualification covers the basics of animal care.
Students will be expected to complete set assignments at home to improve their overall background knowledge.

Financial information

£545 for the course.
Payment in instalments may be possible, but needs to be agreed in advance.
16-18 year olds receive fee funding. They may also be required to take English and Maths
functional skills as part of the course, if they do not have A*-C grade GCSE certificates.
19+ year olds may qualify for full or partial course fees funding, depending on eligibility
criteria.

Future opportunities

You can progress onto the Level 2 in Animal Care qualification.

Achieving this qualification can help you work in roles such as: Farm worker with livestock; Animal centre/shelter worker; Kennel or cattery worker; Pet shop assistant.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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