Learn about animal-related subjects, including biology, health, nutrition, behaviour and breeding. You will also develop practical skills for handling and caring, and gain the knowledge needed to start your career within the animal industry, or for further study.
There will be in practical hands-on lessons and learn about a wide range of animals, using our fantastic facilities. You'll also develop knowledge and skills about animal-related subjects and have the chance to go on trips to different locations to learn about the animal industry.
You’ll learn in our fantastic facilities and be taught by teachers who have real-life experience of working within the animal industry. You can expect the course to be split so that approximately 30% is practical work and 70% is theory work. You’ll be taught through lectures, group discussions and practical demonstrations.
You’ll be assessed through a portfolio of evidence and external written assignments, practical assessments and exams.
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After completing this course there are a number of options and routes that you can take. You could choose to continue your studies and go onto a higher education course or pursue a career in an animal-related industry.
Our animal courses have great progression routes to further study, including: FdSc Animal Science, FdSc Veterinary Nursing, BSc (Hons) Animal Biology or BSc (Hons) Zoo Biology.
Work placements are a great way to broaden your knowledge and skills. You will have the opportunity the take part in work experience in a range of different animal related sectors.