BSc Honours

Animal Management - Level 3 Extended Diploma (BTEC)

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Classroom based

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36 Week(s)

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Aged 16-19 and interested in an animal related career? Perhaps you aspire to work in a zoo, as a veterinary nurse, in the field of conservation or even as a nutritional scientist designing pet food? This Level 3 Extended Diploma could be just the thing for you.The aim of this qualification is to cover all the core theoretical and practical areas of working within an animal business environment, preparing you to be ready to jump straight into your first animal related job, or to progress into higher education, onto an animal related degree course, to further enhance your prospects within the animal field.Whilst on the course you will have a 3-4 day timetabled week and this will comprise of a mixture of taught lessons, practical animal care sessions and laboratory based activities. You will also engage in at least 80 hours of work experience and have further opportunities to do even more throughout the course.This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study, you will work towards the Level 3 Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels. ?ÿThe animal department has recently undergone a redevelopment in excess of ?œ200,000 in readiness for the 2019-20 academic year and has a brand new Animal Care Centre. In college you will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of animal species across all the taxonomic groups, ranging from mouse lemurs, ground squirrels and cloud rats to tree frogs, chameleons and praying mantises.

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