City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management 19+

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This qualification is for learners who aim to gain employment within the animal care industry, or progress to an apprenticeship or a high level animal management qualification. This course is specifically designed for adult learners that are looking for a career change or to progress onto HE.

Course Information

This qualification can be studied as a one-year full-time course, or as part
of a two-year, full-time study programme. The advanced technical diploma is a
standalone qualification, but can form one half of the advanced technical
extended diploma in animal management should learners wish to complete the
two-year programme.


The course includes both practical and theoretical elements preparing
learners for a career within the animal management sector or for further study.
This course is delivered 2 days per week at Temple Newsam, there is however a
requirement for learners to complete work from home and engage with work
independently.


How to get to us


FlexiBus:


Students can travel from East Leeds to Temple Newsam via the FlexiBus and it
will bring you directly into the estate. The bus can be ordered 1 hour before it
is required and operates between 7am- 7pm Monday – Saturday. Fares start from
just £1.20. You can learn more about the designated routes, booking information
and the FlexiBus app via their website.


FlexiBus
East Leeds | Metro (wymetro.com)


Alternative bus services that run in the area include the 19 and 19A. It is a
short walk from the bus stop to the college buildings.


Campus bus:


The campus bus will run from Leeds bus station directly to Temple Newsam
every day. It will cost £5 per week and is only bookable once the learner
enrols.


By train:


Temple Newsam is located 1.9 miles from Cross Gates train station, an
approximate 35-minute walk.


By car:


From the M1 take junction 46. Temple Newsam is a short drive from this exit,
there is on-site parking available.

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Who is this course for?

This course is designed for learners that are 19+ and are looking at undertaking further study, progressing onto an HE qualification or looking for a career change.

Units / Modules

Modules include the following:

  • Biological systems
  • Animal Welfare and Breeding
  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Behaviour and communication
  • Animal health and husbandry
  • Exotics
  • Pet Allied Services
  • Animal training
  • Health and Safety
  • Work experience

These are just examples of modules learners will undertake and are subject to change.

Benefits / Skills

Learners are taught by subject specialists who have worked in a variety of contexts within the animal management sector. In addition, learners have access to a wide variety of species, including small mammals and exotics, housed within our purpose built animal care centre. Learners will also undertake farm practicals at Home Farm within the Temple Newsam estate.

Assessment Types

The course is assessed via:

  • Exams
  • Synoptic assessments
  • Internally assessed module assignments

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE’s including English, maths and science or academic equivalent qualification.

Career Progression

Learners are able to progress onto the City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management or the Foundation Degree in Animal Management and Behaviour. There are also progression opportunities for employment or apprenticeships.

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Course Details

Duration

1 year

Study Type

Full time

Start Date

09/09/2024

Course Code

78829-01

Course Fee (Adult)

£4,425   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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Course Facts

History

Equivalent of one and a half A-levels in year 1, three A-levels in year 2

Facilities

Undertake practicals with a variety of different species

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