Animal Care Level 1 BTEC Diploma

22305W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This is an exciting course for those who have a keen interest in animals and enjoy a hands on approach to learning.

What will I study?

You will study: Safe and effective working practices in the land based industries. Develop performance in the land based industries. Assist with maintaining the health and wellbeing of animals. Animals in the wild and in society. Assist with feeding and watering animals. Assist with the preparation and maintenance of animal accommodation. Assist with the handling and restraint of animals.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

You will be required to complete course work and assignments

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 subjects or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

You can progress on to the Animal Care Level 2 Diploma or into employment.

Other Information

The College works in partnership with Thompson House, where we have a purpose built animal farm with a variety of animals including: rabbits, ducks, geese, peacocks, guinea pigs, pigs, goats and many more. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at bus pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 1

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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