Animal Care

  • Level 2 Technical Certificate

  • 1 year full-time

We have excellent facilities to help you further your studies in the area of animal care, with an emphasis on hands on training to help you get the full experience.

Facilities include a range of small, large and exotic animals within our Animal Care Centre, scientific laboratory and a fully equipped veterinary nursing area.

Learning areas can include:

  • Horse care
  • Animal accommodation and feeding
  • Behaviour and handling
  • Biology
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Work experience

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which will include assignments, controlled assessments and exams.

3 GCSEs at Grade D or above.

Following successful completion, you could progress into employment, onto an apprenticeship or further your studies by progressing to other qualifications at Level 3.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £60*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Learning areas can include:

  • Horse care
  • Animal accommodation and feeding
  • Behaviour and handling
  • Biology
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Work experience

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which will include assignments, controlled assessments and exams.

3 GCSEs at Grade D or above.

Following successful completion, you could progress into employment, onto an apprenticeship or further your studies by progressing to other qualifications at Level 3.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £60*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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