You will learn to work with a variety of taxa in our animal centre and at our college yard. We have a range of units that are taught but our core units include:
Alongside these core units you will also complete more specific subjects for example; Care of exotic animals and farm livestock.
This course can lead to several different outcomes, students are able to progress onto the level 3 Animal Management course or A levels dependant on grades and course leader approval.
This full time course allows you to study Animal Management at a higher level for two years. It will also allow you to progress onto university. This course incorporates all the practical and theoretical skills that animal vocations require. For more details please see our Animal Management level 3 course information guidance.
This full time course allows you to study Animal Management at a higher level for two years plus it also incorporates a work experience placement element. This course incorporates all the practical and theoretical skills that animal vocations require. For more details please see our Animal Management level 3 course information guidance.
Units will be taught on different days of the week depending on the College timetable. You will be allocated one day a week for a work experience placement. You are expected to use free time to do research and assignments.
Students learn through a variety of practical and theoretical lessons. We also incorporate guest speakers and trips to ensure students get a wide variety of learning environments.
You will enjoy a variety of course related and end of year trips. Examples of these are:
We also do end of year overnight trips to various locations in the UK.
The College provides materials for the course but students must supply their own outdoor clothing. You will work outdoors in all conditions. You will need to purchase course appropriate Personal Protecitve Equipment from the College when you start.
· Mainly grade 3s at GCSE
· NVQ level 1 or First Diploma
or you are:
· Pre 16
· Home or Steiner educated
We offer a variety of trips for our level 2 students, these have included tripsto Adams Farm, Oak and Furrows rescue centre and talks from CIWF.
All students completing this course have to undertake 150 hours of work experience over the year. Students obtain this work expereince through individual placements (assistance in arranging these placements is given) and also through the completion of trips and talks.
Yes you will be assessed through some assignment work, appropriate time for completion is given according to City and Guilds specifications.