There are 5 units covered:
Animal welfare and ethics
Practical animal husbandry
Animal health and disease
Work experience in the animal sector
At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4. A grade 4 in Science and English is required. Relevant experience such as working with or having animals is helpful.
This qualification offers an engaging programme for those wishing to pursue a career in an animal-related industry, or wanting access to a range of Higher Education courses in Zoology, Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation. It will also provide valuable experience for those wanting to do an apprenticeship or gain employment in the animal sector such as animal charities, pet shops and kennels.