Animal Care Apprenticeships - Writtle University College

Animal Care Apprenticeships

Animal Care

Working within the Animal Care industry can be very fulfilling, with opportunities ranging from working in kennels and catteries to working with guide dogs or handling dogs within the forces.

When working in the industry you will be covering areas such as health and welfare, handling and supervision. Whether the animal is a pet or part of the wildlife, they require the skilled attention of devoted and well training people in order to ensure their well-being.

What's involved with the Animal Care Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship Framework Level Adv Apprenticeship Framework Level
Diploma in:
Work Based Animal Care

2
Diploma in:
Work Based Animal Care

3
Functional Skills:
English
Maths

1
1
Functional Skills:
English
Maths

2
2
Emergency First Aid   Emergency First Aid  
Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook   Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook  

Learners completing this Apprenticeship, would look to be in the following type of job roles:

Level 2

  • Animal Care & Welfare
  • Zoos / Wildlife Establishments
  • Dog Grooming
  • Pet Care & Retail
  • Animal Training

Level 3

  • Animal Care & Welfare
  • Zoos / Wildlife Establishments
  • Dog Grooming
  • Pet Care & Retail
  • Animal Training
  • Animal Welfare Enforcement
  • Dog / Animal Wardens
  • Animals in education and entertainment

To view a more in depth version on this framework, please visit the Sector Skills Council Lantra website at www.lantra.co.uk

Email

Apprenticeships@writtle.ac.uk

Telephone

+44 (0) 1245 424200 - Ext 26060

Our opening hours (UK time)

Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-4.00pm

We are here to help

If you have any questions about becoming an apprentice or have a query about employing an apprentice, contact us.

Did you know?

Approximately 90% of our apprentices stay on with their employer after completing their apprenticeship.