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:
|Introduction to Animal Management and Wildlife Ecology||Entry Level 3||S207|
|Animal Management and Wildlife Ecology||Level 1||S119|
|BTEC Animal Management 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 - View occupation details here
- Veterinarians - View occupation details here
- Horticultural trades - 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
Where are they now?
Jessica is studying a Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management at Wirral Met. She hopes to pursue a career working as a Welfare Officer in the future. Jessica says “I am truly enjoying the course. It has been such a tremendous experience, it has helped me to expand my knowledge and lead me to the best of my abilities. I could not ask for a better animal management/care course!”