Level 3

Animal Management Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

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.

Entry Requirements

  • 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

Course Structure

  • 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

Assessment & Feedback

  • Presentations and projects
  • Written assessments and exams

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

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.