Land-Based Studies BTEC Introductory Certificate Level 1 (animal care pathway)
Learn how to assist with the care of animals using industry-standard facilities while being taught by experienced tutors.
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.
How to get to us
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.
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.
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
Temple Newsam is located 1.9 miles from Cross Gates train station, an
approximate 35-minute walk.
From the M1 take junction 46. Temple Newsam is a short drive from this exit,
there is on-site parking available.
Who is this course for?
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
Career ProgressionProgression may include a level 2 qualification or relevant employment.
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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