Animal Care & Management
Open Awards Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care
The course will provide you with a broad range of knowledge and understanding about a wide range of animals, whilst preparing you for possible progression onto another course at the college, or into employment.
It is designed to serve the needs of all aspects of the animal sector, including companion animals, feeding and watering of animals including aspects of animal linked to the animal management industry and provide the basis for progression into further training, technical and practical skills you will need in your career. You will also have the opportunity to gain vital work experience in local animal business to develop industry knowledge and skills, try out the career you have set your sights on.
You will have the exciting opportunity to work with a range of species in our highly prized and industry-relevant animal unit, including; cockroaches and crickets, to tortoises in our new Chelonian room, to meerkats, skunks and more. Developing animal handling and husbandry skills and building knowledge about each species you work within their specialist environments.