Full Time Animal Management Level 3 National Diploma BTEC

Norton Radstock College
In Radstock

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Radstock
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Radstock
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course provides fundamental training in all aspects of animal husbandry, such as nutrition and health, but also offers a choice of exciting 2nd year specialist optional units* e.g. Animal Nursing, Animal behaviour, Ecology, Management of Exotics and kennel and cattery management, to tailor your course to your chosen career goals. Excellent all round practical experience is gained through.

Important information

Government funding available

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Radstock
South Hill Park, BA3 3RW, Avon, England
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Starts On request
Location
Radstock
South Hill Park, BA3 3RW, Avon, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

A BTEC First Diploma in Animal Care, with an overall Distinction. Alternatively 4 C grade GCSEs (including Science and English Language) and previous experience of working with animals. You will also need to attend a formal interview and pass an initial assessment to a minimum level of 2/3

Course programme



Animal Care - Animal Management Level 3 National Diploma BTEC
Course Code:
ACAMGD3

This course provides fundamental training in all aspects of animal husbandry, such as nutrition and health, but also offers a choice of exciting 2nd year specialist optional units* e.g. Animal Nursing, Animal behaviour, Ecology, Management of Exotics and kennel and cattery management, to tailor your course to your chosen career goals. Excellent all round practical experience is gained through our own well stocked Animal Centre and regular field visits during class time to a variety of collections to support learning which culminates in a end of year study tour within the UK. To maintain a competitive CV, you will also do a weekly placement and regular block placements at a business of your choice. *subject to availability.

Course Length:
2 Years

Qualification Level:
3

Award Body:
EDEXCEL

What next after the course:
Employment in zoo/conservation work, veterinary nursing, supervisory roles in kennels or pet shop/aquatic centres etc. Academically, progression to higher education through a 2 year Foundation degree or a 3 year undergraduate degree in related subjects.

Course content:
Animal Health, Animal Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Handling and Husbandry, Investigative project, Industry Experience, Nutrition, Animal Collections Management, Customer Care, Animal Welfare and Breed Development, Behaviour, Breeding, Business
Optional Units* include Animal Nursing, Pet Store Management, Wildlife Rehabilitation, Aquatics Management, Biochemistry and Microbiology, Exotic Animal Management, Principles of Ecology, Kennel and cattery management, Animal Grooming Parlour management *subject to numbers and availability

Assessments:
Practical assessment
Course work
Assignments
Presentations

How will I learn:
Taught sessions
Practical sessions
Work placement
Visits to settings
Visiting speakers

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