Small Animal Care - January Start

Certificate Animal Management

Course Details

Subject Area
Animal Management
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 22 weeks)

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Our level 1 course will see you taking part in a range of practical and work related skill sessions. You'll learn the basics of handling, feeding, transporting and caring for small animals like rabbits, rats, mice and guinea pigs. By the end of the course, you'll have gained plenty of practical skills and a better understanding of the animal care sector.

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.

Assist with the care of animals (Mandatory)
Principles of the Care of animals (mandatory)
Maintain the safety of self and others in the workplace
Principles of the movement and handling of small animals
Assist with feedstuff for small animals
Assist with maintaining the health and well Being of Animals
You will be assessed via practical and written assessment

Upon successful completetion of this qualification learners will be able to progress onto Level 2 Animal Care.

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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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