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Level 3 Animal Management at Newton Rigg College

Course description

This programme covers the subjects needed to develop the skills to care for, handle and manage a variety of animals. These skills and the knowledge that goes with them are essential for a career in the animal care or animal management industries or for degree level study.

Course content

Course Themes:

• Care for, handle and manage a variety of animals • Understanding of animal health • How the animal body works and nutritional requirements • Behaviour and communication • Exotics • Zoo and wildlife • Farm livestock • Biochemistry and microbiology • Work experience placement • Investigative project • English and maths provision where applicable

Entry requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above to include any 2 from English, Maths and Science with at least a grade D in the remaining subject. Alternatively a suitable level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English and Maths at Level 2

Financial information

For financial information please contact 01768 893400 or email

Future opportunities

Further study:

Higher education qualifications such as

degrees or Higher National Diplomas in related subjects

(including animal management, animal science or veterinary



Positions such as animal welfare officer, technician,

zoo keeper, pet store assistant or kennel or cattery manager.

Further information
Telephone: 01768 893400

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 October 2015
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