Do you love animals? Are you looking to work with them in a cattery, kennel, pet shop or rescue centre?
If you're leaving school or college, we've got a fantastic course for you at Plumpton where you�ll learn about household pets, exotics, and large animals.
You can look forward to loads of practical hands-on experience with our different animals here on-site, plus learning all the theory you'll need to be successful in your future role.
This course is designed to give you some experience of animal care, working with household pets, exotics, and large animals. You will spend one day a week on work experience, with three or four days at College divided between practical and theory sessions.
The course is ideal for those wishing to develop a career in kennels, catteries, pet shops, and rescue centres, or to progress onto the Subsidiary Diploma or Extended Diploma in Animal Management for those with Distinction grades.
LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL DIPLOMA - PLUMPTON, LEWES
LEVEL 2 FIRST AWARD - PLUMPTON, NETHERFIELD
Indicative Programme Content
You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You'll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:
- Maintaining animal accommodation
- Practical animal feeding
- Conservation and improvement of British habitats
- Animal health and welfare
- Basic principles of animal biology
- Work experience in the animal care industry
- Nursing of animals
- Employment Skills
- English & Maths GCSEs and Functional Skills are also delivered and assessed throughout the programme