Land-based Studies Level 1 (Animal Care)

If you are looking for a practical course, love animals and want to learn more about their care and wellbeing, then you will enjoy this Land-based Diploma.

Course Level:
Level 1
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:
NPTC
Overview

This course provides an introduction to Animal Care and the Land-based sector. Your lessons will take place in our superb Animal Management Centre and you will have access to the very latest facilities and,  of course, our extensive range of animals to make your course really exciting. Trips and visits usually include a zoo and a farm.

Modules
  • Assist with Maintaining the Health & Well Being of Small Animals
  • Animals in the Wild & their Main Features
  • Uses & Domestication of Animals
  • Assist with the preparation & Maintenance of Animal Accommodation
  • Safe & Effective Working Practices in Land-based Industries
  • Preparing to Work in Land-based Industries
  • Introduction to Wildlife & Conservation

Entry Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs 9-1 (A*-G) including English & Maths
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Conservation Woodland / Wildlife Officer
  • Farm Contractor
  • Forestry Worker
  • Gamekeeper
  • Greenkeeper
  • Gardener
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Countryside Level 2
  • Animal Studies Level 2
  • Horse Care Level 2
  • Horticulture Level 2
  • Agriculture Apprenticeship
  • Countryside Apprenticeship
  • Horticulture Apprenticeship
VOCATIONAL
Do you love animals and want to learn more about their care? Join us on this practical course where you will work with farm animals as well as with our extensive range of small animals.
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