This vocational course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs and could lead you to a career working with animals. You will gain practical ‘hands on’ experience working with farm animals.
This course starts in September
Level 2 Diploma
Overview & Modules
Sessions will include theoretical knowledge to underpin your practical sessions in tasks such as feeding, lambing, foot trimming and wildlife rehabilitation. Your day to day practical sessions will take place at working farms and wildlife rehabilitation centres in the area.
Maintain animal health and welfare
Undertake practical animal feeding
Maintain animal accommodation
British wildlife species and rehabilitation
Introduction to caring for farm livestock
Practical conservation skills
Field trips to locations such as the Brecon Beacons National Park, Animal Parks and National Nature reserves in South Wales will enhance your experience and provide an insight into gaining employment in the sector, for example in animal parks/zoos and pet shops, farms and veterinary practices, wardens/rangers at national and country parks.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, case studies and continual class assessment.
3 GCSEs at grade D or above (equivalent qualifications are accepted including a Pass at Level 1).
Continue your studies
The course provides you with the skills to gain employment or progress to a Level 3 course, for example in Animal Care, Agriculture and Countryside Management.
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