Level 2 Animal Care Certificate

Level 2 Animal Care Certificate

Level 2 Animal Care Certificate

Level 2 Animal Care Certificate

Level 2 Animal Care Certificate

Full Time

Course Overview

This one-year City & Guilds introductory course to animal care covers a range of units including animal behaviour, feeding, accommodation and health.

Course Content

You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practice and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award. The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • Animal Health
  • Animal Biology
  • Animal Handling
  • Work Related Experience in Animal Management
  • Animal Breeds and Grooming
  • Care of Exotics
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
  • Manage Animal Accommodation

Entry Requirement

GCSE English and maths at grade 3 or above, or Level 1 Functional Skills, or completion of our Future Pathways course.


The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies. Students will develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on their own and in groups. The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local businesses wherever possible.

Where does this course lead to

Successful completion of this course would allow you to progress to Level 3 Animal Management or a related apprenticeship/employment.

Work within animal environments could include;

  • Kennel/cattery worker
  • Pet Store assistant
  • Welfare charity worker

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Course Outline

Course Code: HF53

Study Mode: Full Time

Location: Basingstoke

Start Date: 09/09/2024

Duration: 1 Year

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Tel: 01256 354141


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