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Animal Studies

Animal Care – Land-based Studies Introductory Diploma Level 1

  • Course Type: Diploma

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this course you can progress onto the Animal Care Diploma Level 2 or employment in the industry through an apprenticeship or work

Who is it for?

This practical course will develop your understanding of the land-based industry. You will learn how to assist with maintaining the health, well-being and accommodation of animals, including feeding, watering and handling, and how to care for and grow plants.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

No formal entry requirements are required, just a desire to work with animals and be interested in land based activities.

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effective ‘6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks – subject to availability
  • Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy / too hard – subject to availability
  • Incorporating English and maths GCSE in to your timetable if you have not passed them at a grade 4 or above
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well

Our course enquiries and admissions team can be contacted at enquiries@stamford.ac.uk should you have any further questions.

There are hands-on prac­ti­cal ele­ments to this course and steel toe capped boots and sen­si­ble cloth­ing is required, including a Stamford college tunic which is available to purchase from our website. These are essential and must be worn whilst work­ing on the Ani­mal Stud­ies Unit. Additionally, all jew­ellery, pierc­ings and false nails must be removed dur­ing prac­ti­cal sessions and long hair tied back.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
SDP1LA4AF$
Location
Stamford
Duration
1 Year
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