Animal Studies (Level 1 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Animal Studies (Level 1 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Subject Area: Animal Studies Suffolk Rural (Otley)

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 145641
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 1 (F) and successful completion of the Entry 3 Diploma; or have English and Maths skills at Entry 3.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus.

    This course is designed to offer progression to Level 2 programmes and apprenticeships as well as employment within the land-based sector.

    Land-based studies is for anyone who wants a career working with animals. You do not need any experience of working in a land-based role or any previous land-based qualification. It will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for further study on a range of level 2 programmes offered on our Otley campus.

    This is a one academic year programme, starting in September. Attendance to all aspects of the study programme is required, typically 3 days per week on campus and an additional day in work placement. To achieve this qualification you will be assessed using a range of practical demonstrations and written assignments which will be used to compile a portfolio of evidence, plus one multiple choice exam.

    Course Highlights

    • Care of Animals
      • Health & Wellbeing
      • Wildlife and Conservation
      • Feeding and Watering
      • Accommodation
      • Handling
    • Employability
    • Volunteering and Work Experience
    • GCSE in Maths and English
    • Health and Safety in the workplace


    Next Steps

    This qualification could help you find work within the animal industry, zoos and wildlife establishments.

    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2020.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be published at a later date.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.