Our animal care courses enable you to fit your studies around your other commitments – study the theory online from home and choose from a selection of practical placements to complement your studies and as a way to gain hands-on experience.
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For those who have decided what type of animals they would like to work or volunteer with, and for those already working with these animals, we have developed several Level 3 Care, Behaviour and Welfare Diploma courses. These are specific to dogs, cats, horses, rabbits etc and include information about animal care subjects such as: health and welfare, nutrition, behaviour & psychology, environmental enrichment, exercise, grooming and more.
The Animal Care and Welfare Courses are all designed as relevant training for working with a variety of companion animals. The courses that we offer are set at Levels 1 – 4. Level 1 is Pre GCSE, Level 3 is the entry Level we suggest for most students (this is an open entry course and we don’t require students to have any prior qualifications to enrol), Level 4 is A Level standard.
As well as courses specific to one species, we also offer courses dealing with the broad subjects of behaviour and first aid for companion animals. This training is of relevance for anyone working with companion animals and pet owners.
We offer many Animal Care courses dealing with different species and for people wanting to work in all sectors of animal care. For many people wanting to work with animals, it can be difficult deciding what type of animals to work with and what type of work with animals to pursue. We have developed several Animal Care and Welfare courses for working with companion animals in a variety of roles.
These courses are of relevance to anyone who would like to work with all types of pets including dogs, cats, horses, small animals and reptiles in roles working in animal charities, private businesses, veterinary surgeries, self employed etc.
These Animal Care Courses are designed for working with animals in a variety of roles. The courses vary from 2 unit certificates to 12 unit Diplomas and include practical and distance learning training courses. We also offer qualifications regulated by Ofqual.
There are a great many different career options working with animals. For more information about which courses are relevant for various careers with animals, please visit our careers with animals section.
If you are unsure which course is right for you, please get in touch with our careers and training advisers who are always happy to assist.
Please visit our Course Funding section for more information about possible funding assistance towards your studies with us.
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We offer a selection of accredited and employer recognised courses specifically designed for careers working with animals.
If you have any questions about our courses, please contact us.
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