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Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

Always wanted to work with animals? Get to grips with the basics of animal care and look forward to a fulfilling career. There’s more to this course than classroom work. You’ll be learning by doing - handling the animals in the College’s collection of small mammals and exotic species, undertaking work experience placements and going on visits such as to Blackpool Zoo, Yorkshire Wildlife Park and Whirlow Hall Farm

3. Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-D (or new grade 9-3) including English or maths or equivalent. OR Appropriate Level 1 qualification plus Level 1 English and maths or equivalent.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

There is an exam element and the skills and knowledge gained from the mandatory units will be assessed via a series of graded synoptic tasks. There is a health and safety multiple choice exam. The optional unit assessments are assignment-based.

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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