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Animal Management Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This is an exciting course for learners who want to further their knowledge and experience in animal management. If you are passionate about animals and want to pursue a career in this extremely rewarding industry, then this course could be for you. Possible careers include: RSPCA Inspector, Trainee Zoo Keeper, Veterinary Nurse, Guide Dog Trainer and many more.

Course content

You will study: Animal anatomy and physiology, nutrition, nursing, behaviour and communication, welfare and breed development, kennel and cattery management, dog grooming and animal training.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-C/ 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English and science


You will be required to complete course work and assignments

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the programme students can progress to university to study a animal related degree.

Further information

The College works in partnership with Thompson House, where we have a purpose built animal farm with a variety of animals including: rabbits, ducks, geese, peacocks, guinea pigs, pigs, goats and many more.

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: 30 November 2018

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