BTEC First Diploma in Animal Care

Weston College
In Weston Super Mare

Price on request
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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Weston super mare
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Weston super mare
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

What will I do on this course? The BTEC First Diploma in Animal Care is a very practical course that will provide you with hands-on experience of both large and small animals. Theory lessons in subjects such as animal health, biology and business studies will provide you with relevant knowledge of the animal care industry. You will be given the opportunity to achieve additional.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Weston Super Mare
Knightstone Road, BS23 2AL, Somerset, England
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Starts On request
Location
Weston Super Mare
Knightstone Road, BS23 2AL, Somerset, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

You will need at least 4 GCSEs in the C-E range, preferably to include two at grade C or above or an appropriate Level 1 qualification (with a Merit grade). An interest in working with animals and some experience in caring for animals is also required.

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Course programme


BTEC First Diploma in Animal Care
BTEC First Diploma

Venue
Knightstone Campus / Badgworth Arena Equestrian Centre

What will I do on this course?

The BTEC First Diploma in Animal Care is a very practical course that will provide you with hands-on experience of both large and small animals. Theory lessons in subjects such as animal health, biology and business studies will provide you with relevant knowledge of the animal care industry.

You will be given the opportunity to achieve additional qualifications
alongside your main course. These will include Functional Skills qualifications and can also include more specialist awards that are relevant to the subject you are studying.

How will I be assessed?
This qualification is assessed on a continuous basis through a combination of practical work and written coursework.

AT A GLANCE
Duration
1 Year

Level
Level 2

Progression
On successful completion you may progress:

To the National Diploma in Animal Management. Last year 70% of our students progressed to the BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management.
Or
To other Level 3 courses.
Or
Directly into employment in the animal care industry.

Achieving this course will give you the equivalent of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C.

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