Animal Care & Management

Animal Care & Management

Course list

  • Animal Care Level 2 Diploma

Course Levels


Animal Care Level 2 Diploma website

Animal Care Level 2 Diploma

This course is in high demand. We would encourage you to submit an application, but please be aware that at this stage of the academic year, places are now being offered subject to availability, and we may need to support you in finding an alternative programme.

The course includes study of the management of a wide range of species, their health and welfare, accommodation and maintenance of housing, practical feeding, behaviour and welfare, animal biology and more.

On this course you will:

Complete 150 hours of industry placement (work experience) – 2 weeks internal during the holidays and 2 weeks external during the holidays.
Get the opportunity to go on a variety of trips.
Learn a wide range of skills, including how to clean and feed a range of animals, conduct health checks, and handle animals correctly.
Learn about animal anatomy and the digestive system.
Investigate zoos, kennels, catteries, grooming parlours and more.

Merrist Wood College

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Guildford College (Merrist Wood)


01483 88 40 00




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