Course: BTEC Level 2 in Animal Care

Department: Animal Management

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

The diverse and fascinating world of animals is growing all the time, making it an increasingly exciting industry to work in. This programme will allow you to work with otters, wallabies, lemurs, reptiles, amphibians and many more. You will develop practical skills working in our state-of-the-art commercial kennels and grooming parlour.

As well as the Diploma, Level 2 Animal Care can be studied at Certificate and Extended Certificate.

What You Study

  • Animal nursing
  • Exotics
  • Animal breeds and grooming
  • Animal biology
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including Science, English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. One satisfactory refernce is also needed.

Sandra Nicholson

MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training

After graduating as Student of the Year, Sandra used the skills she learnt studying from the MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Training course to pursure a career within bovine welfare monitoring.