Animal Studies Level 3

If you have aspirations to be a Zookeeper, a Veterinary Nurse, a Dog Trainer or any career in the Animal industry, then our Level 3, A Level equivalent courses are the perfect start. Where better to study than in our new state of the art Animal Management Centre on our Aireville Campus in Skipton.

Course Level:
Level 3
2 Years
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds


You may study fascinating modules including Breeding and Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Behaviour and training along with Zoological Animal Health.

You will benefit from studying in our brand new state of the art Animal Management Centre with specialist rooms for fish, invertebrates, nocturnals, rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles, amphibians, small mammals, plus quarantine and isolation rooms. There are a dedicated dog exercise area and grooming room, outdoor and indoor aviaries, outdoor runs for ducks, hens, geese and rabbits, and a wildlife area.

Our tutors are experts in their field and have worked in industry as well as growing their own companies to provide animal care and animal related products for the sector.


  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Investigative Project
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Zoological Animal Health
  • Breeding & Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Pet Store Management
  • Animal Nursing
  • Farm┬áLivestock
  • Biochemistry & Microbiology
  • Animal Training

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C) or Animal Studies Level 2 (Merit/Distinction) including English, Maths & Science GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C)



Your choices may include:

  • Animal Care/Welfare Assistant
  • Dog Trainer/Groomer/Warden
  • Pet Shop Assistant/Manager
  • RSPCA Inspector
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Zoo Keeper


Your choices may include:

  • Animal Management HNC/HND