Unless stated otherwise, students aged 16-18 are exempt from tuition and registration fees.
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If you have any questions about our courses, please contact our Admissions team.Enquire about this course
|Interview Required||Start Date||End Date||Day||Start Time||End Time||Duration||Exam Fee||Materials Fee||19+ Tuition Fee||24+ Tuition Fee|
|Yes||Sept||July||Mon - Fri||09:00||16:00||1 year||£155.00||£3,800.00|
Duration: 1 or 2 years full-time
Available at: Crystal Palace, Enfield and Gunnersbury Park
If you have any questions about this course, please call us on 0303 003 1234 or email Evangelos Achilleos.
Our Animal Management Level 3 courses can extend for up to two years of full-time study depending on which programme you follow. Each course has been designed to prepare you for a rewarding and professional career in the animal industry.
Whilst having a strong practical basis in animal husbandry, the courses also cover key theoretical elements of applied animal sciences.
- develop your understanding of animal health, immunology and diseases
- study animal biology and anatomy
- develop your practical animal skills including health checks, management plans and dispensing medication
- study animal nutrition and its impact on health
- undertake an investigative researchbased or science project
- study animal behaviour and communication
- study animal welfare and breed development
- develop your understanding of farm livestock husbandry and management
- undertake practical animal training and study the underlying behavioural theories
- learn about zoo collection management including: nutrition, animal health, handling techniques, enrichment and enclosure design
- develop your understanding of animal breeding and genetics, including undertaking practical breeding projects
- develop your understanding of the role of a veterinary nurse including basic veterinary treatments such as bandaging, restraint techniques and use of equipment
- develop practical laboratory skills in biochemistry, chemistry and microbiology
- study the rescue and rehabilitation techniques used when dealing with British wildlife
- study wildlife habitats, ecology and conservation
- undertake a pet store designproject and develop your business management skills
- complete 300 hours of work experience.
You will need at least one of the following:
- at least five GCSEs at grade 5 and above (A* to C)
- overall Distinction in an Animal Care Diploma (Level 2) or equivalent
- relevant prior learning or experience gained in an appropriate professional environment will be considered
- independent study skills are needed to be successful at this level
- you will be encouraged to attend our Summer School.
Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to:
- our animal management and zoology degree or another related higher education course subject to entry requirements
- employment in a range of animal management and animal science careers.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2018