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Animal Management

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:

Career Opportunities

These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

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:

Where next?

Click here for details of HE / University level courses at Wirral Met

Where are they now?

Darianne Stevenson

Darianne completed her Animal Management level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Animal Care with a distinction and is now working at the small animal teaching hospital at Leahurst as an apprentice. Darianne plans to go to university and train to be a veterinary nurse after her apprenticeship.

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Joanne Hagan

Joanne successfully completed the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management with distinction at Wirral Met. Joanne has also been working part-time during her studies and has been a positive role model for other members of her class. She achieved a personal achievement award at the college's Further Education Awards Ceremony.

Where are they now?

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