This course will provide you with broad knowledge and practical experience in animal care and welfare. There is a larger science and theoretical component to this course, building on Level 1.
You will study familiar and unusual animals, covering biology, health, welfare and habitats.
You will be assessed by practical assessments and written assignments throughout your course.
You can progress on to the Level 3 programme or go into employment in the animal care sector.
4 Ds or 3s at GCSE including English and Maths or a relevant Full Level 1.
You will be required to complete at least two weeks of work experience.
Visits are arranged to a range of zoos, parks, animal centres and businesses to expand your knowledge of the sector.