City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management

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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.

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.

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Who is this course for?

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.

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.

Career Progression

The advanced technical diploma is the academic equivalent of one and a half A -levels, should learners complete the two- year programme, this will be the equivalent of 3 A -levels, allowing learners to progress on to higher education should they wish. Learners get the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to undertake a variety of careers within the animal management sector.

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Course Details

Duration

1 year

Study Type

Full time

Start Date

12/09/2022

Course Code

78824-01

Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

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

Course Facts

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

History

Undertake practicals with a variety of different species

Facilities

Taught by industry professionals

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