Animal Management Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Northumberland College
The course is for students who have achieved average grades in their GCSEs particularly in Science, Maths and English and who have a dedicated interest in the care and welfare of animals. Over the two years the course is equivalent to two A Levels and is ideal for those wishing to gain employment within the Animal Management sector or entry into Higher Education at Kirkley Hall or higher education providers.
You will cover a variety of exciting units including: - Animal Health - Animal Biology - Management of Exotics - Animal Welfare and Breed Development - Animal Handling - Animal Feeding and Accommodation. You will be expected to complete one day every three weeks of engaging industrial experience at the expanding College zoo, this can be included within the total of 150 hours of actual work experience each year needed for the course, some of which can be carried out on an external placement.
The recommended entry requirements are: A level 2 Diploma in Animal Care or 4 GCSEs grade C or above to include English, Maths and Science.
Your progress will be assessed by a range of stimulating methods including written assignments, practical assessments/ observations, presentations, group work and identification tests.
After completing the course you could study a HND/Foundation Degree at Kirkley Hall or progress onto University to study BSc (Hons) in Zoology/Animal Behaviour/Conservation/Animal Science/ Animal Management for example.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.