Animal Care & Management

Animal Care & Management

Course list

  • Animal Management (Zoo) Extended Diploma Level 3

Course Levels


Animal Management (Zoo) Extended Diploma Level 3 website

Animal Management (Zoo) Extended Diploma Level 3

This course provides the underpinning knowledge of the principles of animal science, covering all major areas of the industry. Modules cover the entire industry in a vocational based, practical and stimulating programme.

You will study a range of animal management topics such as:

Animal welfare and breeding
Biological systems of animals
Exotic animal health and husbandry
Animal behaviour and communication
Animal health and husbandry
Work experience in the animal sector
Investigative research project
Animal feeding and nutrition
To support your learning, the first year includes 150 hours of work experience and 80 hours in the second year.

College attendance is for the equivalent of four days a week with time for private study and work placements. There is a minimum College requirement of 90% attendance.

During the first year of the programme you have the opportunity to take part in a study tour to London visiting the Natural History Museum and London Zoo. In the second year you can take part in a three day study tour to North Wales, including trips to Bristol Aquarium, Chester Zoo and The Dogs Trust Centre. The course has a range of educational visits including Crufts, Longleat and Cotswold Farm Park.

Cannington Campus

Agriculture, Crops and Livestock Animal Care and Management Aquaculture and Fisheries Management Countryside Management and Gamekeeping Equine Care and Management Floristry Forestry and Arboriculture Horticulture, Landscaping and Sports Turf


Bridgwater & Taunton College


01278 455 464




Rodway Hill,
Cannington Bridgwater,

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