City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Land-based studies (Animal Care pathway)
Care for domestic animals with our practical course. You will learn how to assist with the care of animals and ensure animal accommodation meets hygiene standards. You will monitor health, feed animals, and learn to handle and restrain them when required. You will be assessed via coursework and practical work; there are no exams.
If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career, these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry-standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.
Units / Modules
Modules include but are not limited to:
- Personal development units
- Caring for and feeding animals
- Moving and Accommodating animals
- Maintain the health of animals
Benefits / Skills
- Be aware of relevant animal welfare legislation.
- Monitor the health of animals and provide feed and water.
- Handle and restrain animals safely.
- Maintain animal accommodation including cleaning animal enclosures
Career ProgressionProgression may include a level 2 qualification or relevant employment.
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Course Fee (16-18)
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Practicals are undertaken at Home Farm or our Animal Care Centre
Assessed by course work and practical assessment only
This course can lead to study at level 2