Level 1

Skills for the Land Based Sector Level 1 Certificate

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course is a great introduction if you want to proceed to further studies and employment in Animal Care.

Entry Requirements

  • Two GCSEs at grade 2/grade E including maths or English, or
  • An Entry 3 qualification, or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview
  • Successful attendance at transition event

Course Structure

  • Health & Safety in Animal Care
  • Working in Animal Care
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Animal Accommodation
  • Identifying and Controlling Common Pests and Diseases
  • Animal Health and Wellbeing
  • Moving, Handling, Catching and Restraining Small Animals
  • Maths and English
  • Work Experience

Assessment & Feedback

  • Observations
  • Presentations
  • Projects
  • Written assignments

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care