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Animal Management L3 Subsidiary Diploma at North Lindsey College

Course description

Students should be enthusiastic and committed to a career working with animals. You will undertake practical sessions in the College's animal care unit, as well as theory based work.

Course content

You will study the following: 

- Understand and Promote Animal Health 
- Understand the Principles of Animal Biology 
- Undertake Animal Handling and Safe Working 
- Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding 
- Manage Animal Accommodation 
- Pet Store Design and Animal Management 
- Undertake Dog Grooming

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have at least five GCSEs at Grade A*-C, typically with English, Maths and Science being preferred or a Level 2 Diploma at Merit Level in Animal Care, with appropriate Maths and English. Access to a computer is desirable, but there are computers available at College for you to use.


Assessment is an ongoing process throughout the course. It will take the form of written assignments, practical sessions, laboratory testing and presentations. 

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma with merit or distinction grades, it is possible to progress on to the Extended Diploma, or into higher education to study Animal Management or Animal Science. Alternatively, successful learners may apply directly for employment in such areas as kennels and catteries, pet shops, grooming parlours, animal breeding establishments, animal sanctuaries, stables, veterinary centres, animal collections and wildlife parks.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 May 2016

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