Our Level 2 Animal Care Diploma is designed to further develop your skills and knowledge to enable you to recognise the signs of health, welfare and feeding for a variety of animals. Throughout the course you will work with a number of different species of animals including, ferrets,skunks,reptiles and tenrecs. You will also study the care of exotic animals, exploring, sourcing and transporting the different species along with preparing and maintaining appropriate accommodation.
You'll get an introduction to important topics in animal care - you can choose from things like feeding, handling and grooming animals, looking after their accommodation and understanding their health and welfare.You will also cover the science behind animal behaviour, take part in work experience, and gain valuable, transferable skills.
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At the end of this one year course you will achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care.
Tackling both practical work and academic theory, you will divide your time between Kidderminster College main campus and West Midlands Safari Park (which is just up the road from the college).
Assessment for this Level 2 Diploma will revolve around portfolio work.
Apply online at www.kidderminster.ac.uk/apply
You will be required to attend an interview at the college to assess your suitability for the course.
Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Learner Services on 01562 512003 or email@example.com for more information.
While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;
Due to the nature of the course, you will be spending a considerable amount of time outside and in potentially adverse weather conditions. We ask that you bare this in mind and dress appropriately , warmly and invest in some waterproofs.
On completion of this Level 2 Diploma you'll be able to move on to our Level 3 Diploma
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