Animal Management BTEC National DiplomaNew College Stamford
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Animal Management BTEC National Diploma
Exam board: EDEXCEL NCS Course Code: NDANMAP
Aim This 2 year course, equivalent to 3 A levels gives you the opportunity to develop specialist, work-related skills in the care and management of animals. You will study animal welfare, health and behaviour with a focus on the under-pinning biological and ecological principles.
Content Over the 2 years you will study six core modules and 12 optional modules to include:
· Animal health
· Practical animal handling and husbandry
· Work related experience in the animal management sector
· Animal nutrition
· Animal nursing
· Animal behaviour
· Wildlife rehabilitation
· Principles of ecology
· Animal biology
· Anatomy and physiology
· Biochemistry and microbiology.
Assessment is continuous throughout the course and will comprise of assignments, projects, presentations and practical reports. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded.
Progression/career opportunities The BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management provides the specialist work related knowledge to enable the student to move into a variety of work roles, including veterinary nursing assistant, animal rehabilitation, zoos, pet shops and allied industries such as retailing, wholesaling, research and education.
Extra information The BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management is also ideal for those already employed in animal industry and who wish to develop animal management skills using their industry knowledge and expertise to develop evidence for achievement of the grading criteria.
Students will also be screened (in the College) and must achieve literacy and numeracy at the level appropriate to the course.
Applicants must have one or more of the following:
· A BTEC First qualification in Animal Care - at merit or
a related vocational area
· A GCSE equivalent to four passes at grade C
· Other related Level 2 qualifications, preferably in science
· Related work experience.
More mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include experience of paid and/or unpaid employment.