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Level 2 Animal Care at Newton Rigg College

Course description

Learn about animal care and develop the skills you need to care for and handle a variety of animals.

Course content

Course Themes:

• Plan and monitor animal feeding • Maintain animal health • Welfare and accommodation • Behaviour and handling • Principles of animal biology • Work-related experience • English and maths

Optional Pathways (dependent on student numbers):

• Breeds and grooming

• Caring for zoo/exotic animals

Entry requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including Maths and English (with Science desirable). Alternatively a suitable level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1

Financial information

For financial information please contact 01768 893400 or email

Future opportunities

Further study:

A Level 3 Extended Diploma in

Animal Management.


Work with animal collections, welfare sanctuaries,

boarding and breeding establishments, pet shops etc.

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: 29 September 2015
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