Five GCSEs at grade 5 or above including English, Maths and Science.
Equivalent to 3 a levels
Why Should You Take This Course?
This course is suitable for students who want to go on to employment or an apprenticeship within the Animal sector. It does also carry UCAS points.
You will study core content including Sustainability, Biosecurity, Working in agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care Sector, Ethics, Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Communication, and Health and Safety.
In the occupational specialism you will cover Health, Safety and the Environment, Animal Biology, Animal Welfare, Behaviour and Training.
The course also involves a work placement of about
How will I be assessed?
There will be exams for the core components at the end of the first year and an employer-set project devised by the exam board. This consists of a series of different tasks carried out under controlled conditions, allowing you to demonstrate core skills including research, planning and presentation. In the 2nd year you will be assessed
Are there any special expenses?
As you will be working in an Animal Care setting you may need to purchase PPE.
You will be asked to contribute towards the cost of travel to visit different settings.
What could I do next?
This T Level will prepare you for entering employment in an Animal Care setting or going onto an apprenticeship.
If you wish to apply for 2022-2023 academic year, please complete the online application form.