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Animal Studies Pathway

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 1
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 07/09/2020

Who is this Course for?

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.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

The course can lead to study at the next level in Animal Care, a Traineeship or Employment.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

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

What does the course involve?

You will study the following:

- Health & Safety in the Workplace

- Movement & Handling of Animals

- Feeding & Watering Animals

- Maintenance of Animal Accommodation

- Employability Skills

How will I be Assessed?

This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods, including:

- Projects

- Evam/Online Test

- Practical Performance

When can I start?

You can start this course at any time throughout the year.

What qualification will I get?

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.

What do I do Next?

For Information, Advice and Guidance please contact Student & Learning Services on 0800 306 306 or 01524 521385

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