This course aims to provide students with an introduction to animal care which could lead to employment at a junior level or to further courses. It will help students to develop personal and administrative skills needed in this kind of work as well as providing introduction to animal care and underpinning knowledge.
This course is designed for 16-18 year old and adult learners, the course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers. For 16-18 year old learners this will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience.
The course can lead on to employment such as an animal care assistant in pet shops, kennels or grooming parlours or you could continue your study onto the Level 3 in Animal Management.
3 GCSEs at grade A*/9 - D/3 OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade C/4 or higher in GCSE maths or English.
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.
The best thing about our courses is that the teaching team have excellent industry experience with up-to-date equipment and materials. We are also very focused on all of our students achieving and being successful in their chosen careers.
Studying on the business course at LMC will open up numerous doors for your future, so if you can see business as a key part of your future and are prepared to seize every opportunity, our course will be the most amazing thing you ever sign up for.
I enjoy helping young people achieve their GCSE English, a key qualification which will open doors for them in the future.
I really enjoy passing on my joinery experiences and skills to the students, as well watching them develop into good citizens.
I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience of animals with students and seeing a learners journey as they make progress.
LMC is a great community asset and I think the local district are lucky to have such a modern, flexible and engaging place of education.