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On this course students will learn about animal care and develop the skills needed to care for and handle a variety of animals.
Study modern gamekeeping – both lowland and upland – alongside wildlife and countryside management with this industry-recognised qualification.
Modern forestry and arboriculture encompass far more than growing trees for timber, and this course will provide you with the basic skills needed to pursue one of many careers in the field.
The programme will involve lectures, talks from guest speakers, visits, practical sessions in the animal unit and work experience, but with emphasis placed upon companion (pet) type of animals.
Landscape or horticulture supervisors can be employed to oversee work in public parks and gardens, green spaces and historic gardens, private gardens and estates or in production nurseries and retail outlets.
A General Farm Worker will work alongside a supervisor, supporting daily operations for the farm enterprises including being responsible for carrying out routine work such as assisting with animal and plant health and nutrition, maintaining health and safety and biosecurity.
Apprentices will be entering a vocational industry, where they can expect to handle a variety of horses in different working environments.
This programme is aimed at those wanting to work in the animal management sector in industries as varied as animal welfare, production, education, companion animals and training to name a few.
You will gain experience in practical skills such as animal handling, health checking, monitoring and evaluating behaviour, training animals, design and maintenance of animal accommodation and assessing animal welfare.
Learn the basics of animal nursing in this one-year course covering health, husbandry, exotics and nutrition. You’ll build skills through a mixture of hands-on tasks and theory at our dedicated animal learning centre.