Course: BTEC Level 2 in Animal Care

Department: Animal Management

Type: 16+

Duration: Six months / 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. The Extended Certificate is available to start on 21 January 2019.

What You Study

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

If you chose to study the Extended Certificate starting in January 2019, you will study animal health and welfare, plus a range of other modules, which could include:

  • Animal health and welfare, and a range of other modules which could include:
  • Animal feeding
  • Animal accommodation
  • Work experience
  • Maths and English as required.

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.

Callum Clark

BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management

There is nowhere in the country that can compare with Bishop Burton College’s Animal Management facilities and expertise, according to Callum.