Animal Care & Management
Animal Welfare Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2
You need to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or if you have an employer, please ensure you add full contact details of your employer within your application. If you are unable to secure employment, you could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at a later date. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option.
This flexible qualification suits practical learners with a passion for animals who want to improve their knowledge and competence.
You have the option to study two pathways – dog grooming or animal care and welfare. To be successful, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units. The selection of optional units depends on your pathway.
Examples of units may include:
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
Contribute to the evaluation and implementation of basic animal training programmes