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Animal Care BTEC Certificate Level 1 at Weston College

Course description

This is a practical study programme where you will work hands-on with a large range of animals.

This study programme will include the BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Animal Care, which includes a number of units which include; animal feeding, health and welfare, animal behaviour, breeding and grooming and animal nursing.

This study programme also includes; tutorial support, study skills, work related experience, employability skills and personal and social development (PSD).

Entry requirements

There is no specific entry criteria for this study programme, but you need to demonstrate that you want to study and are interested in this field.


Observations of practical activities, group work, coursework, presentations and examinations.

Future opportunities

Animal Care, BTEC Diploma or another Level 2 qualification.

Job/career opportunities

A career in the animal care industry, for example, veterinary practices animal technician, animal welfare officers.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 May 2016

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