Title

Animal Management

BTEC Animal Management 90 Credit Diploma - S122

12 Quays Full Time Level 3

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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 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above including Maths and English and Science or BTEC level 2 Diploma (merit grade or higher) with maths and English at grade C/4.

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.

Equipment Required

You will be required to bring paper, pens, a folder and wear clothing suitable for working with animals (details will be given when you start the course). You will be able to purchase or borrow a lab coat, 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.

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

  • Apply Now

    Starting 31st August 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF S122M002

    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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £5250.00

    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 & discounts leaflet.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.

    Starting 31st August 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF S122M001

    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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £5250.00

    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 & discounts leaflet.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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