City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care

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Develop your practical animal care knowledge further and learn how to prepare feed and select appropriate accommodation for various animals.

Course Information

Take your practical skills and knowledge to the next level with this course.
You will learn how to maintain animals’ health and wellbeing. You will also
learn to prepare feed and select accommodation appropriate for the needs of
different animals. This course offers a great way to turn your love of animals
into a rewarding career.


Units / Modules

Modules include (subject to change)

  • The principles of animal biology
  • Maintain animal health and welfare
  • Feeding and accommodation
  • British wildlife species, habitats and rehabilitation

Benefits / Skills

  • Prepare and provide feed and water for animals.
  • Select and prepare accommodation tailored to animals’ needs.
  • Clean and maintain animal enclosures.
  • Safely control and restrain animals minimising risk to you and the animal.
  • Academic skills preparing you for further study

Assessment Types

Practical assessments, assignments, synoptic and an exam.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or a Level 1 land based qualification

Career Progression

Progression may include a level 3 qualification or relevant employment.

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


Taught by industry professionals


Certified by City and Guilds

Extra Curriculum

Includes a variety of units

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