What you'll learn

This qualification is for anyone working in animal care, it will suit those who are just starting out as well as those with plenty of experience. Animal health and welfare is a priority for all of the industry, this course will provide a practical entry route that encourages you to develop your skills and knowledge in areas that interest you. To achieve this qualification, you will complete a range of units, which may include some of the following:
• Control and restrain animals
• Maintain the cleanliness and bio security of the animal care working environment
• Provide opportunities for animals to have freedom to exercise
• Prepare and groom animals
• Prepare feed for animals

Ideal if

If you’re looking to advance in your career by combining learning with on-the-job experience.

This course will prepare you for progression to the Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care, moving onto the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Animal Management.

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.

What next

This qualification provides a solid base for additional training and will support you to
move from a junior role to a senior role.
A certificate or diploma in Animal Care is designed to help you find work in:
• Kennel/Catteries
• Pet Store assistant
• Welfare charity sector


Full Course Cost = £3,422.00

Age 16- 18 = Funded by the Department for Education

Fully Funded = £0.00 (for eligible students)

Reduced Fees / Co-Funded = £1,711.00 (for eligible students)

Advanced Learner Loan = Not applicable to this course

This qualification cannot be completed via an Apprenticeship

Application for ages 16-18

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16 -1819+24+


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Thank you for completing the course application form. The details you have given me have been added to the course list which is due to start in September 2020. Next Steps: The course Administrator will contact you soon and arrange for you to come in to the centre which will give you the opportunity to meet the tutor and have a look around the centre. In the meantime, if you have any questions or queries, please give me a ring on 01752 202269 or pop a message to us on our Achievement Training Facebook page. Very best wishes, The admission team


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