Land-based Studies

Diploma Animal Management

Course Details

Subject Area
Animal Management
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 36 weeks)

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Focusing on building a sound skills and knowledge base across the land-based subjects, this qualification provides a good foundation to allow you to progress to further learning and begin to specialise in areas such as Animal Care.

A City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land-based Studies is for anyone who is thinking about or interested in a career working with wild or domestic animals and/or managing our natural environment.

After gaining a sound basis in Health & Safety in the Land Based industries, you will go on to study animals in the wild, uses and domestication of animals, handling and restraint and many other aspects of the industry.

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

Assessments take place throughout the year in both assignment form and in two externally set, externally assessed exams.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to seek employment in the Land-Based industries at an entry level, or progress onto the City and Guilds Level 2 course if they meet the requirements set.

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The course will require learners to have a uniform for practical work:
Steel Toe Capped Boots
Boiler Suit in Green

They will also be required to wear uniform in other lessons:
Green Polo Necked T-Shirt
Black Walking trousers
Green Hoody or Fleece

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 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.

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