Animal Nursing Assistant

Certificate Animal Management

Course Details

Subject Area
Animal Management
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 36 weeks)

Leaflet Code

Course Gallery

This Level 2 Certificate in Animal Nursing Assistant offers an engaging programme to support students who want to pursue a career in an animal-related industry. The course is designed to provide individuals with an opportunity to develop, knowledge, understanding and practical skills relating to veterinary nursing.
It is ideal for students looking for a full-time course specialising in the Veterinary Nursing sector, wishing to move onto the Level 3 Diploma In Veterinary Nursing course and Higher Education, or who want to work in the animal industry or envisage a career in animal occupation(s) or animal technical role(s).
Mandatory Uuits include:
Introduction to Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Provide Basic Nursing Treatments to Animals
Principles of Infection Control for Animal Nursing Assistants
Maintain Animal Accommodation
Provide Nutrition to Animals
Other units include:
Handling and Restraint of Animals
Companion Animal Parasitology and Zoonosis
Introduction to Comparative Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Principles of Companion Animal Anaesthesia and Fluid Therapy.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

Work experience and internal assessments, set and marked by teachers, which include set tasks – learners take the assessment during a defined window and demonstrate understanding through completion of a vocational task.

Following successful completetion of this qualification learners could progress onto - Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing – Small Animals
- Level 3 Certificate in Practical Animal Care
- Level 3 Certificate in Animal Management

Careers page

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.
- A uniform will need to be purchased of dark trousers (not jeans or leggings) and strong boots. The top will be provided by the College.

Fees, finance and funding page

Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you'll receive and how it will help your career? 
Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it's about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

Make an enquiry

In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

Learn more

Get Started...

Use our online form to complete your application.
Remember: you can start now, and save it for completing later.

Animal Management

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.

View Subject Area