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
Duration:
2 Years
Campus:
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds
Overview

This technical qualification gives you the opportunity to learn in a more integrated way, combining and linking units such as nutrition, health and behaviour, giving you a deeper, more rounded  understanding of animal management. Your learning will complement your practical work within the animal industry and your duties in the Animal Management Centre.

Assessment will take place through a variety of methods to accommodate different learning styles and to prepare you for Degree level study by including essay writing, presentations, time constrained assignments and examinations.

You will benefit from studying in our brand new state of the art Animal Management Centre with specialist rooms for aquatics, invertebrates, nocturnals, reptiles, amphibians and small mammals. the outdoor space also includes scope for a range of wildlife and rehabilitation projects.

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

Modules
  • Biological Systems Of Animals
  • Animal Feeding & Nutrition
  • Animal Behaviour & Communication
  • Animal Health & Husbandry
  • Animal Welfare & Breeding
  • Exotic Animal Health
  • Work Related Experience
  • Health & Safety
  • Estate Skills

Entry Requirements

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

Your choices may include:

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

Your choices may include:

  • Animal Management HNC/HND
  • Animal Management Foundation Degree
  • Animal Science BSc