School Leavers Enrolment - Animal Studies

Animal Care and Management courses start W/C 02 September 2019.

You will be required to dress appropriately and expect to undertake some practical and theoretical initial assessments during your first week.

Animal Studies

Uniform/Kit list

  • Boiler Suit (compulsory) > £24.95
  • Closed toe work shoes (compulsory) e.g. muck boots, wellingtons or walking boots. (Flimsy trainers, ballet pumps and Ugg type boots are not permitted)
  • Waterproofs – jacket and trousers


Available to store uniform, wellies and coats for practical sessions.


Shoulder length hair or longer must be tied back hair in a bun or hairnet to comply with Health & Safety regulations.

Work Experience

You must complete 150 hours’ work experience per academic year in addition to your College animal duties. You can choose a College-approved provider or, if you prefer to complete a placement elsewhere then the provider must undergo an initial health and safety inspection and have current insurance coverage.

Work Placement Providers

Educational Visits

As a Craven College Animal Studies student you will get the opportunity to visit:
The Deep, Knowsley Safari, Chester Zoo, Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire, Blackpool Zoo as well as farm parks, farms and the Border Collie Trust.

Animal studies student usually contribute £50 per year at enrolment to cover the costs of the above trips. Payment should be made via the online Shop:

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