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Animal Care

  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 1 | Vocational

Course overview

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 at the Suffolk Rural campus.

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
  • Health and Safety

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