About the course
This course is part time and you are expected to attend college one day a week for the year and commit to excellent attendance.You will learn the theory of animal care as well as spending time in practical environments. These range from visits to pet shops, wildlife centres and animal shelters to the handling and feeding of farm and exotic animals belonging to local community projects. The Extended Certificate is an ideal starting point for working in the industry or progressing to a higher level course. You will need to ensure that you can plan and set aside time each week to complete assignment work at home to meet the demands of the course.