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Animal ManagementLevel 3 Extended Diploma

This course is ideal if you are interested in working in fields such as animal science, zoology or veterinary science.

Applications are closed for September 2019 entry. However, there's still time to get on a course so pop down to see us for Enrolment!

Looking to study from September 2020? Applications open on Tuesday 1 October 2019!

Course details


This course is perfect for those interested in working in fields such as animal science, zoology of veterinary science. You will tackle subjects such as animal health, animal biology,anatomy and physiology. Safe working methods and managing animal accommodation and feeding.

What's covered?

  • Animal breeding and genetics
  • Animal biology
  • Animal welfare and ethics
  • Practical animal husbandry
  • Animal behaviour health and diseases
  • Work experience in the animal sector
  • Investigative research project
  • Practical skills in animal science
  • Animal metabolism
  • Principles of animal nursing
  • Aquatic animal health and husbandry
  • Advanced animal nutrition
  • Exotic animal husbandry
  • Maths and English

How will my work be assessed?

  • Presentations and projects
  • Written assessments and exams

What can I do after this?

After successful completion of the course, you may progress to higher education to study courses ranging from Applied Biology to Zoology. You could also enter the animal science industry, or undertake further training to become a veterinary nurse.

  • Four GCSEs at grade four/grade C or above, including maths, English and science, or
  • Animal Care Level 2 Extended Certificate plus maths and English at grade four/grade C or above, or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Open Event - Southend Campus

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.


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  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Starts Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • Attendance Full time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Provision School leavers
  • Cost Free
  • Cost details FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment