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Title: Animal Management Diploma Level 3
Location: Spring Lane, Canterbury College

Animal Management Diploma Level 3

This course will give you the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of animal management in different environments and habitats. You will get hands-on experience in our Animal Centre and be taught in the classroom.

What will I learn?

Anatomy and physiology, animal biology, practical animal handling, animal health and welfare, animal nursing, management of animal collections, behaviour, nutrition, business management, kennel and cattery management, grooming parlour management, care of exotics, breed development and welfare, wildlife rehabilitation, aquatics, breeding and genetics, and work experience.

How will I be assessed?

A variety of methods including practical assessments, a work experience logbook, investigation reports, short tests and written assignments.

What may it lead to?

Students can progress on to an HND or BSc (Hons) at Canterbury College, to university or into employment.

Entry requirements

You should have at least 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 (including Maths, English and Science) or a Level 2 Diploma (Distinction) or equivalent. Entry onto the course is subject to an interview.

Additional information & other costs

Students have the opportunity to experience both nationally and internationally important animal collections and conservation projects. They may also have the opportunity to undertake an overseas field trip in the second year of study.

Read our guidance on how to apply

Guidance on Interviews

Once you have submitted an application we will contact you with the a range of options for conducting your interviews remotely, such as telephone or Skype, or organising interviews once the College reopens and social distancing is relaxed.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111