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BTEC Animal Management 90 credit Diploma S122

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How do I apply?

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 3 course.

Course outline

Students will be working with the college's varied small animal collection.

The course balances both practical and theoretical studies. You can also develop skills like:

  • Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Employability skills

    Units to study include:

  • Promote animal health and welfare
  • Animal genetics
  • Safe animal handling
  • Breed development
  • Animal nutrition
  • Pet store design
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal training
  • Animal organisations

Course details

BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma in Animal Management is designed to provide a specialist work-related qualification in the animal care/land based sector. It provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The qualification also provides career development opportunities for those already in employment, and a pathway to higher education.

Entry guidelines

  • This is a study programme for students that are 16-18 years.
  • Students' will need to have 5 GCSE's at grades C or above (grade 4 or above) including Maths and English and Science or BTEC level 2 Certificate or Diploma and maths and English at grade C (grade 4 or above).

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths (Grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Upon completing this course students can go on to:

  • BTEC Animal Management Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Higher education

  • Employment
  • Higher Level Apprenticeships
  • Explore potential careers via Career Coach — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

    You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

    Equipment Required

    You will be required to wear a student sweatshirt which must be worn for animal handling sessions.

    Assessment Method

    BTEC students are assessed through assignments and projects. Several of the assignments are based on practical activities.

    When does this course run?

    Starting 4th Sep 17

    Ends 29th Jun 18

    Ref: S122J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £4900.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
    Tuesday 09:00 — 15:30 12 Quays
    Wednesday 09:00 — 13:00 12 Quays

    Starting 5th Sep 17

    Ends 29th Jun 18

    Ref: S122J002

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £4900.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 11:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
    Tuesday 09:00 — 14:00 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

    Starting 3rd Sep 18

    Ends 28th Jun 19

    Ref: S122K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £4900.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Starting 4th Sep 18

    Ends 28th Jun 19

    Ref: S122K002

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £4900.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 18th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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