Animal Care - Level 1 Diploma (BTEC) - City and Islington College

Animal Care - Level 1 Diploma (BTEC)

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Start Date: 06 September 2021
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Location: Centre for Applied Sciences, Angel

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This hands-on introduction to the animal care sector will equip you with underpinning knowledge and skills specific to animal care principles and practices, alongside employability units that will prepare you for work in the animal sector. You will also benefit from:

  • Practical sessions in our newly refurbished animal centre
  • Opportunities to support the care of our animals
  • Enrichment activities
  • Tutorial support
  • Maths and English, if you have not yet achieved grade 4 at GCSE
  • Work experience

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Animal Handling
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Employability Skills

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Three GCSEs at grade 2 or above or a relevant Entry Level 3 qualification
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed using a variety of methods including written assignments, practical demonstrations, worksheets, logbooks, presentations and group projects.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as Animal Management - Level 2 Diploma, a veterinary nursing apprenticeship or other employment.

OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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020 7700 9200
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