Animal Management National Extended Diploma Level 3

Subject Area Animal Studies
Course Type 16-18, Adult Learning, College
Qualification Level 3
Start Date September 2020
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Animal Management National Extended Diploma Level 3

This two year course will provide you with an indepth understanding of the animal care industry, as well as the high level practical skills required to excel in the sector or progress to university level study.

You will be taught through practical sessions, group and individual work, lectures and research. You will be supported to gain a work experience placement within the Animal Care Industry as an essential part of preparing you for employment. You will study most subjects at college with access to our excellent animal care facilities, your Zoo Animal unit will be taught in our classroom at Paignton Zoo.

After completing this course, you could progress to the FdSc Animal Science degree and the BSc (hons) Applied Animal Science top-up that is offered at University Centre South Devon, apply to other university courses or seek employment working in zoos, wildlife parks, organisations such as the RSPCA, conservation groups, or working in animal behaviour and training.

There is a wide variety of financial support available for adults to help fund your studies with us.

Student feeding chameleon.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in Maths
  • You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in English
  • You will need to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above including English or equivalent
  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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  • Practical Animal Husbandry

  • Animal Behaviour

  • Animal Biology

  • Health and Disease

  • Animal Welfare and Ethics

  • Principles of Animal Nursing

  • Zoo Animal Health and Husbandry

  • Animal Breeding and Genetics

  • Practical Skills in Animal Science

  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Management

  • Advanced Animal Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Human and Animal Interactions

Course Applications

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CodeED3ANM1F
LocationPaignton Campus
Dates14/09/2020 - 09/07/2021
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Weeks42
Fees

This course costs: £7051.00

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable).

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

“I really enjoyed my studies on the Level 3 Animal Management course. The tutors were extremely supportive, and there were regular trips and industry speakers. I want to work in veterinary practice, and I’m excited about my future in the industry thanks to the skills I’ve developed.”Suzanne Stewart

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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