About our Animal Care courses

If you are an animal lover, you will enjoy learning about animal health, welfare and behaviour.

Our teachers are highly qualified. They have recent professional experience and close links with animal care employers.

You will learn in our professionally designed and vet checked Animal Centre, where we house our small mammals and reptiles. This will give you the opportunity to put your learning into practice.

What does an animal care course involve?

Our courses support a range of interests and abilities, from basic animal care to more advanced and specialist knowledge such as exotic animal care, rehabilitation and conservation.

There are plenty of opportunities for you to progress your learning, so that you gain the knowledge, skills and practical experience you need to begin and develop you career, either working for an employer or for yourself.

Animal Care. Student holding a lizard

Animal care careers and progression

  • Animal Care Worker
  • Kennel Worker
  • Stable Hand
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Conservation
  • Progression to University
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