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Animal Management (Level 3) - Companion Animal at Askham Bryan College

Course description

This pathway focuses on companion animals such as dogs, guinea pigs, rabbits, rodents and reptiles.



Course content

While the main focus is on companion animals, a variety of animals are considered in order to develop the skills to care for, handle and manage different animals. This course has been designed to prepare students for a range of business and career opportunities linked to working with dogs and companion animals.

Entry requirements

Level 3 Study Programmes:

4 GCSEs at grade 4 (old GCSE grade C) or above to include 2 from English, Maths and Science with at least a grade 3 (old GCSE grade D) in the remaining subject. Alternatively a suitable Level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English, Maths and Science at Level 2



Your timetable will include a mixture of practical work and classroom (theory) sessions. Vocational programmes are normally assessed through a variation of programme assignments, practical assessment and formal time constrained assessments/examinations.

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Support on 01904 772201 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 animal behaviour and training).


Careers: Positions such as kennel or cattery manager, animal welfare officer, pet store assistant, dog groomer or animal breeder.

Further information
Telephone: 01904 772277

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: 27 November 2018
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