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Animal Management Diploma

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   2 Years


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   07/09/2021

Our Level 3 Animal Management Diploma at Bicton College offers you the choice of university study or employment on successful completion of your course. There are one and two year options available with this pathway and we will work with you to decide which is best for you.

This is a 2 year course but you will need to pass the first year in order to progress onto the second.

Caring for animals can be an extremely fulfilling and rewarding career. From working in kennels and catteries to pet shops, rescue centres or sanctuaries, there is a wide range of careers available on successful completion of your course. With access to an array of animal collections on campus you will gain the practical training you need to pursue a career in this exciting industry. Our state of the art animal husbandry school at Bicton College provides dedicated access to a huge range of animal species such as our monitor lizard, coatis and lemurs.

We offer three options for you to start your studies in the animal management industry depending on your GCSE results, our Level 2 and Level 1 courses are ideal should your GCSEs not be what you expected, with the option to progress to Level 2 or Level 3.

  What You Will Learn

Over the 2 years you will study a range of subjects which may include:

Animal behaviour and communication
Animal biology
Animal feeding and nutrition
Animal health and husbandry
Animal welfare and breed development
Work experience (150 hours)
Specialist project
Other units offered at Bicton:

Functional skills:
Zoological animal health and husbandry
Animal nursing
Aquatics management
Estate skills
Kennel and cattery management
Exotic animal management
Pet store management
Wildlife populations, ecology and conservation
Wildlife management and rehabilitation
Avian management
Business management

  Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or 4, including English, maths and science.

  Work Experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

  Assessment

You will be assessed through synoptic assignment and exam alongside coursework.

  Progression

Employment or university study such as our FdSc Animal Health & Management, FdSc Animal Behaviour & Psychology, FdSc Animal Husbandry & Welfare, FdSc Zoological Conservation or BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation.

Careers in this industry:
Zookeeper
Animal Care Assistant
Dog Groomer
Animal trainer/behaviourist
Dog warden
Pet shop assistant

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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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Anna Johnston

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Anna had her confidence knocked when she didn't get the A Level results she needed for veterinary school. But this didn't stop her pursuing her dream career - she enrolled on the FdSc Animal Health and Management at Bicton College and went on to gain a first class BSc (Hons) in Animal Science and an MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology.

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