Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Animal Management

Do you have a passion for animal care and management and want to work with animals?

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Animal Management qualification provides the core practical skills and knowledge needed to seek employment or further learning and training within the animal care and management industries.

Course Content

You will learn how to work safely around animals, be responsible for the planning and carrying out animal husbandry health and handling, and feeding and nutrition. You will also learn about animal behaviour, animal breeds and welfare.

This qualification consists of the following mandatory and selected optional specialist units.

Mandatory Units

  • Principles of Health and Safety
  • Undertake and Review Work Related Experience in the Land-base Industries
  • Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Animal Feeding and Nutrition
  • Animal Behaviour and Communication
  • Animal Welfare and Breeding

Optional Specialist Units

Students will study two selected optional specialist units from the following.

  • Biological Systems of Animals
  • Undertake Estate Skills
  • Business Management in the Land-Based Sector

Entry Requirements

The following information provides students with the entry requirements for this particular course.

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or A*-C
  • Must include English and Maths
  • Satisfactory references from most recent School / College / Employer

Please note:
Alternative qualifications or experience will be considered on application.

Work Placements

The programme includes a module of work experience. This should be in the animal care or supporting industries.

Method of Assessment

Units are assessed using a wide variety of methods including assignments, internally and externally marked exams and a portfolio of evidence.