Animal Care

Our Animal Care courses are very hands on, and will give you the chance to get up close and personal with a wide variety of animals. You will learn how to care for them in a variety of ways; from animal health, nursing, kennel management, welfare, feeding and accommodation. You’ll hear from guest speakers from across the industry and specialist areas such as exotics specialists and veterinary professionals who will share their wealth of experience and knowledge with you.
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Animal Care Courses

Entry Diploma in Skills for Working Life (landbased)

Level 1 Diploma in Land-based Studies

Level 2 Extended Certificate in Animal Care

Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care

Level 2 Certificate for Animal Nursing Assistants

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Animal Management

Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management

What Next?

On successful completion of level 3 you could progress onto the FdSc Animal Management programme here at the University Centre Grimsby, or another university studying in the animal care sector.

Whilst on the course you’ll go out into real work environments including animal sanctuaries, pet shops, grooming parlours, animal charities and veterinary practices where you will gain invaluable experience.

Career Areas

  • Animal Nursing Assistant
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • RSPCA Inspector
  • Zoo Keeper
  • Animal Behaviourist
  • Kennel/Cattery Worker