Wirral Met College's Twelve Quays Campus is home to a number of animals, including dwarf rabbits, guinea pigs, dwarf and Syrian hamsters, mice, budgies, terrapins, snakes, a python, lizards, geckos, a horned frog, fire bellied toads, stick insects and more.
You will develop practical skills working with a range of animals. Wirral Met College students are offered good work placements at a range of employers across the Wirral, to prepare you for the world of work.
Programmes delivered at the Twelve Quays Campus include:
|Animal Care and Horticulture||Entry Level 3||S207|
|Introduction to Vocational Studies||Entry Level 3||K073|
|BTEC Animal Care and Horticulture Diploma||Level 1||S119|
|BTEC Animal Care First Diploma||Level 2||S102|
|BTEC Animal Management 90 credit Diploma||Level 3||S122|
These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:
- Animal Care Services Occupations (including animal welfare workers, dog groomers, kennel/cattery workers & zoo keepers) - View occupation details here
- Veterinary Nurse - View occupation details here
Veterinary nurses earn around £14,000 per year and Zoo Keepers’ salaries start at around £13,000 per year. Experienced farm managers may earn between £25,000 and £30,000. Source: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
You can progress from level 3 to the Higher National Certificate (HNC) and/or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Animal Management at Wirral Met College.