This course is designed for 16-18 year old and will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience. 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.
The course can lead to study at the next level in Animal Care, a Traineeship or Employment.
To join this course, you will need the following:
- General education at entry level
- Enthusiasm for the subject/area
- Commitment to study
- Proven interest in Animal Studies
- Provide evidence of an up to date tetanus vaccination
You will study the following:
- Health & Safety in the Workplace
- Movement & Handling of Animals
- Feeding & Watering Animals
- Maintenance of Animal Accommodation
- Employability Skills
This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods, including:
- Evam/Online Test
- Practical Performance
You can start this course at any time throughout the year.
You will work towards an AIM VOC in Skills for Working in the Animal Care Industries. The level and size of qualification will be decided based on your entry qualifications, previous experience and initial assessment results.
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