The course provides students with a wealth of transferrable experience and
employability skills either to take you straight into industry or onto Higher
You will also build confidence both with academic standing
and working practically within real animal industry scenarios. You will have
access to work with over 60 animal species.
Former students have stated
that they felt ready for the next step of their career and were fully supported
to achieve to the best of their ability.
- Health and Welfare
- Animal Behaviour
- Managing a Research Project
- Animal Husbandry
- Managing Animal Collections
- Animal Nursing
- Animal Nutrition
- Business Environment
- Biological Principles
- Research Project
- Therapy and Rehabilitation
- Evolution and Adaptation
- Advanced Patient Care
- Breeding and Genetics
Why study with us?
At our Dinnington campus, we have access to a large and varied animal
collection with over 250 animals. These include large and small exotic mammals,
companion mammals, aquatics, amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates, farm
livestock, horses and avian species.
Our lecturing staff have a wide
range of expertise, having worked in a variety of animal-related industries and
have many years of experience.
As part of the course, there will be an
opportunity to take part in a short residential conservation programme in South
- A relevant Level 3 qualification
- Five GCSEs grade C/4 or above including English, maths and science
- Mature students will be evaluated on an individual
How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next
Step button at the top of the page.
Upon successful completion of these courses you could go into employment as
an Animal Collection Manager, Animal Technician, Kennel Manager, working within
animal welfare and rescue or become self-employed.
With further study,
you can also pursue employment in veterinary nursing or marine
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course
directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering
in 2019 or 2020-21. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if