Animal Management

BTEC Extended Diploma Animal Care

Course Details

BTEC Extended Diploma
Subject Area
Animal Care
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - )

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This two-year full-time qualification is ideal for students looking to pursue a career in the animal management sector or who would like to work in the animal industry or animal focused roles.

On the course, students will study animal breeding and genetics as well as animal welfare and ethics. There are also a number of optional units students can study and specialise in including exotic animal husbandry, zoological animal health and husbandry, wildlife ecology and conservation management, animal grooming and animal nursing.

Applicants must possess five GCSE's at grade 4 or above including English, maths and science.

Learners will be assessed via internal assessments and tasks, which are set and marked by teachers, and via external assessments, which are set and marked by Pearson.

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This course is fully funded.
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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Animal Care

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 Northenden campus.

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