Why Should You Take This Course?
Animal management is a rapidly developing sector with many different career paths and opportunities for those wanting to work with animals.
There are 5 units covered:
• Animal welfare and ethics
• Practical animal husbandry
• Animal behaviour
• Animal health and disease
• Work experience in the animal sector
How will I be assessed?
There is an exam to assess the unit on animal welfare based upon 6 hours of research on a scenario set by the exam board. The remaining units are assessed via internal assignments.
Are there any special expenses?
You will spend 75 hours on work placement and there will be guest speakers and visits. You should be prepared to pay £10 - £20 towards the cost of some visits.
What could I do next?
If taken along with other Level 3 BTEC or A Level courses it will allow entry to university for courses such as Zoology, Animal Studies and Animal Science as well as unrelated courses. It will also provide valuable experience for those wanting to do an apprenticeship or gain employment in the animal sector such as animal charities, pet shops and kennels.