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Introduction to Animal Nursing and Welfare - Level 2 and 3 at Askham Bryan College

Course description

This one year course combines Animal Management with Animal Nursing. The combined programme enables students to develop underpinning knowledge of the physiological workings of the animal in addition to basic health care, treatment and prevention of disease.

Course content


Course Themes:

• Animal biology • Nutrition and feeding • Husbandry • Introduction to animal nursing • Infection control • Prevention and treatment of disease • Maths where applicable

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (old GCSE grading C or above) to include English Language with Maths or Science, plus two weeks of work experience with suitable references in any animal related placement.


A small portfolio of work-related skills forms part of the assessment of this course, along with examinations, tests, assignments, presentations and practical assessments. 

Financial information

Please contact Student Support on 01904 772201 or email

Future opportunities

Further Study:

Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.


Vet Care Assistants, Welfare and Charity Care.

Further information
Telephone: 01904 772211

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: 05 December 2017
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