Title

Animal Management

BTEC Animal Management 90 Credit Diploma - S122

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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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.

Course Details

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
Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme for students who are 16-18 years old.

4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language, Science and and Maths.

or

Relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or distinction and English Language and Maths at grade 9-4 (A*-C).

and

Satisfactory interview, assessment and school report or reference.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Personal Protective Equipment £30 Educational Visits £90 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

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 9-4 (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 Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

    You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:


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    Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 26th June 2023REF S122O002

    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays Main Building
    Thursday 11:00 — 17:00 12 Quays Main Building
    Friday 09:00 — 14:00 12 Quays Main Building

    If you are aged 16-18:

    Free

    This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

    Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

    If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

    Fee : £5250.00

    This is a full level 3 course

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

    Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 27th June 2023REF S122O001

    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Monday 10:00 — 14:00 12 Quays Main Building
    Tuesday 09:00 — 15:00 12 Quays Main Building
    Friday 10:00 — 16:00 12 Quays Main Building

    If you are aged 16-18:

    Free

    This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

    Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

    If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

    Fee : £5250.00

    This is a full level 3 course

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.


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