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Animal Care Level 2 Extended Certificate

This qualification meets the needs of learners who wish to work within the animal care industry or progress to further learning and/or training. The qualification allows learners to develop underpinning knowledge whilst practising skills that could be used within employment in the animal care industry. Learners have the opportunity to work with our animals during the course.

Course content

  • Maintain animal health and welfare
  • Undertake practical animal feeding
  • Maintain animal accommodation
  • Understand the basic principles of animal biology

Method of assessment

  • Written assessments
  • Assignments
  • Practical assessments

What can I progress onto?

After completing learners may wish to progress onto a Level 3 Animal Care Study Programme or an apprenticeship within a work place. Possible careers after completing the course include:

    • Pet shop assistant
    • Dog kennels assistant
    • Cattery assistant
    • Veterinary care assistant
    • Dog groomer
    • Animal welfare officer

Course Application

Case Study

“I love the course and knew this was what I wanted to do when I left high school”.

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Kate Miller

Animal Care Apprentice