Work-Based Animal Care – Level 2

The aim of this qualification is to provide a work-related, competence-based qualification. It reflects the skills and knowledge needed to do a job effectively and shows that a learner is competent in the area of work the qualification represents. 

The course is based upon assignments which are taught at the main Kidderminster College campus on Market Street as well as photo and practical observation which is carried out at Wolverley Animal Centre where you will get the chance to work closely with species including goats, meerkats, rabbits, sugar gliders, poultry, whites tree frogs, a range of reptiles including snakes, tortoises and lizards and invertebrates such as a scorpion and a tarantula.

  • What will be studied

    Modules include;

    • Promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of animals
    • Deliver basic treatments to animals
    • Maintain animal accommodation
    • Control and restrain animals
    • Learning how to handle and restrain animals
    • Training animals including goats, sheep and rabbits
  • What are the entry requirements?

    4 x GCSE's at grade 3 (formerly D) or above, including English and Maths

  • Where does this course lead to?

    Eventually, you can apply for a job as:

    • Animal Centre / Shelter Worker
    • Kennel or Cattery Worker
    • Pet Shop Assistant
    • Farm Worker (Livestock)
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Work-Based Animal Care Diploma - Level 2


    KC Level 3 Work-Based qualification in Animal Care


Start Date : September 2024 End Date : June 2025 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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