Level 2 Animal Care
Entry requirement for progression onto a Level 2 course is a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade G or better. In addition, students must achieve the specific entry requirements for each individual course which may apply to this course.
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Typical Syllabus outline
The following mandatory units must be completed to achieve the qualification:
Maintain Animal Health and Welfare
Undertake Practical Animal Feeding
Maintain Animal Accommodation
Undertake Work Related Experience in the Land-Based Industries
Introduction to the Principles and Practices of Animal Behaviour and Handling
Introduction to Animal Breeds and Grooming
Introduction to Caring for Horses.
This is a portfolio based assessment qualification. Assessments will be made on practical ability and knowledge and understanding of set criteria.
You may have the opportunity to progress onto BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management with this qualification.
Opportunities to progress may include;
Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Access to Grooming Courses
Working within Animal establishments as an Animal Care Assistant
RSPCA - working in rescue centres, or work towards becoming an animal welfare officer