Animal Care - Certificate in Horse Care (Level 2) at Hopwood Hall College
This course is for people who have a keen interest in animals and want to develop or learn new skills to enable them to work in this industry.
Our indoor and outdoor facilities are some of the best in Greater Manchester with a wide range of animals including alpacas, meerkats, falabella horses, rhea, exotics, birds and aquatics. We also have a Blue Cross rehoming centre for cats.
This course will enable you to gain practical skills to help you gain employment in the pet industry in veterinary nursing or move into an apprenticeship.
• Providing food and water for animals
• Maintaining animal accommodation
• Helping with animal hygiene
• Animal biology including nutrition, growth, digestion and reproduction
• Anatomy and physiology
• Animal health and welfare, including diseases and first aid
• Wildlife and rehabilitation
• Work experience
4 GCSEs grade D or above to include English and Mathematics.
No cost for 16-19 year olds.
After completing this course the next step is to progress onto the Level 3 Work Based Diploma in Horse Care and Management, enter employment or
For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.
For more information please visit www.hopwood.ac.uk, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.
Last updated date: 21 October 2015