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Qualification: Animal Management Extended Diploma Level 3
Location: Spring Lane

Animal Management Extended Diploma Level 3

This 2 year 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?

The animal management unit is utilised throughout the course to help develop a wide range of skills. These include practical hands-on skills looking after animals and the wider skills needed in the workplace, such as teamwork and, in the second year, supervising others. These are achieved through practical sessions during the timetable and animal duties. Work experience and duties take place outside normal College hours and will include early morning duties, holidays and weekends throughout the course.

How will I be assessed?

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

What may it lead to?

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

Additional information & other costs

Students continuing into year two will chose options aligned to their chosen career route, streams available are: estates skills, animal breeding and genetics, investigative research project, advanced animal nutrition, business management, nursing, aquatic animal health and husbandry, zoo animal health, work experience.

Entry Requirements

Please read more on our Group entry requirements.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111