Studying animal care at The Manchester College can lead you to an incredibly diverse range of careers, whether you prefer hands-on interaction working in the outdoors or would like to work in a laboratory investigating the science behind behaviour and development.
In the local community, roles are often available for veterinary nurses and animal charities are regularly in need of those with the skills to rescue and take care of pets. Further afield, you could follow a career as a zookeeper, nature reserve manager, marine biologist or even a genetic researcher!
Top Career Opportunities
Average Salary £38,480
Average Salary £29,120
Average Salary £21,840
Animal care services occupations n.e.c.
Average Salary £22,360
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Animal Care & Welfare Assistant
Assistant Dog Trainer
Pet Store Assistant
Animal Care & Welfare Manager
Advanced Animal Technician
Detection & Protection Working Dog Specialist
Animal Welfare Officer
Specialist Veterinary Nurse
Vet Technician (Livestock)
Interact with an incredible range of animals, both domestic and exotic, discover how and why animals behave like they do, and follow your passion for these wonderful creatures with a career in animal care – all from right here in Manchester at our Wythenshawe campus.