You will work with a variety of animals including mammals, exotics, reptiles, fish, birds and amphibians as a basis for further education courses at college and for moving into relevant employment.
This course will help you develop you practical skills to a professional and competent level as well as increasing your knowledge and understanding of the natural world.
Completion of the Level 1 Animal Care Diploma will allow you to progress on to other courses or gain employment in the animal care industry.
Electively Home Educated
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1 year - Certificate
2 years - Diploma
One day per week
I chose this course as I am able to practise my literacy and numeracy skills whilst learning about caring for animals and about different environments. I enjoy practical tasks and this course gives me lots of hands-on learning.
The best part of this course is caring for the animals and the practical handling sessions especially the guinea pigs.
In the future I would like to enrol on the Rural Pathways course at Plumpton College with a view to working in agriculture.
Luc progressed from the 14 - 16 level 1 course to take the level 2 and then 3 in Animal Care, achieving 'Top Student' on the 14-16 course.
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