Animal Management

  • Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma

  • 2 years full-time

Studying at Level 3, you will benefit from work placement which is a great opportunity to experience working within an existing organisation and see what happens in an actual workplace. Our facilities include a range of small, large and exotic animals within our Animal Care Centre, scientific laboratory and a fully equipped veterinary nursing area.

This course will enable you to develop specific technical and professional skills and knowledge in the animal care industry.

This course will enable you to explore a wide range of industry areas including animal care and management, zoos and wildlife and applied science. You will gain skills in handling and managing a wide range of animals and develop a good understanding of the animal management sector.

Examples of learning areas can include:

  • Exotic animal management
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal nutrition
  • Biology
  • Work experience
  • Zoo management

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

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

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (must include English language and Science) OR
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care at Merit grade

After successfully completing the first year, you will have achieved the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management.

On successful completion of the second year, you will achieve the full Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management and eligible to progress to HND studies, other higher education or employment.

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.

This course will enable you to explore a wide range of industry areas including animal care and management, zoos and wildlife and applied science. You will gain skills in handling and managing a wide range of animals and develop a good understanding of the animal management sector.

Examples of learning areas can include:

  • Exotic animal management
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal nutrition
  • Biology
  • Work experience
  • Zoo management

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

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

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (must include English language and Science) OR
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care at Merit grade

After successfully completing the first year, you will have achieved the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management.

On successful completion of the second year, you will achieve the full Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management and eligible to progress to HND studies, other higher education or employment.

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

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