These courses have been designed to teach skills and independence through a land-based curriculum. You will learn correct animal handling, horse care, husbandry and health for large and small animals.
- Small animal care
- Agricultural animals
- Preparing for work
- Personal and social development
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in College three days a week.
Bishop Burton College runs Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 courses in Animal Management.
Work as an animal care worker, animal technician and pet shop assistant, as well as in catteries, kennels, zoos and many more.
One satisfactory reference is needed, along with a genuine passion for the subject.
NPTC Entry Level 2 and 3 Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Skills For Working Life (Plants)
Ricky has always loved gardening and is determined to make a career of it. He plans to progress onto the level three programme at Bishop Burton College.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: I really enjoy being at the College and I have learned a lot about plants during my time here. It is a friendly College with nice, understanding staff.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: We do a lot of fun and different activities and go on some very interesting trips.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: When I have completed by studies at Bishop Burton College I really want to work as a gardener.