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Animal Management

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Animal Management

Full Time


Course Overview

This two-year Level 3 course will allow you to go into employment or to enter university to carry on your learning in the animal management industry at a higher level. This course covers a wide range of subjects including animal health, biology, anatomy and physiology, handling, as well as animal nursing, welfare, breed development and much more.

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 Anatomy and Physiology
  • Animal Handling
  • Investigative Project in Animal Management
  • Work Related Experience in Animal Management
  • Animal Nursing
  • Animal Welfare and Breed Development
  • Animal behaviour
  • Aquatics Management
  • Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • Farm Livestock Husbandry
  • Zoo Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
  • Manage Animal Accommodation
  • Animal Nutrition

Entry Requirement

You will need five GCSEs A*/9 to C/4 including English and maths, or Level 2 Animal Care. All students must provide evidence of a valid tetanus immunisation.

Assessment

The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies.

Learners 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

This course is a recognised route into Higher Education. Students may progress to a Higher National Diploma or Degree course.

Employment opportunities include animal sector (kennels, catteries, pet shops, animal welfare organisations, animal collections and so on) at supervisory or managerial levels based on ability and experience.

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Course Outline

Course Code: HF22
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 09/09/2019
Duration: 2 Years
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