What you'll Learn
In the first year you will work towards the Subsidiary in Animal Management progressing onto the Diploma in Animal management in the second year. You will gain an in-depth insight into the techniques and science of animal management. Topics covered are; animal biology, animal husbandry and animal nutrition. You will gain practical experience, from wildlife surveys to animal training.
- Understand pet store design and animal management
- Undertake wildlife management and rehabilitation
- Animal welfare and breed development
- Carry out farm livestock husbandry
You have some experience in Animal Care or have previously gained a Level 2 qualification and want to develop your skills to be a senior employee or manager. This course will prepare you for higher-level training and attract UCAS points. A placement within the animal care sector is required.
What to expect
Within our Animal Care centre we have a wide range of small animals to support your practical learning. For each unit your assessor observes and asks questions as you perform different tasks, creating a portfolio of formal evidence.
The Subsidiary Diploma in Animal Management Level 3 is designed to help you find work within the animal care sector and prepare you for Higher Education as these qualifications attract UCAS points.
This qualification could support you to find employment opportunities which include:
- Animal Management Technician
- Assess or teach animal care
- Grooming services
- Aquarium specialist
- Wildlife or Zoo keeper
- Reptile keeper