|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||1 Year||1||Full-Time||Kirkley Hall Campus||Full-time Vocational|
This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the animal care industry. It is suitable for school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career.
You will study maintaining animal health and welfare, undertaking practical animal feeding, maintaining animal accommodation, undertaking work related experience in the land based sector, understanding the basic principles of animal biology, introduction to the principles and practices of animal behaviour and handling and contributing to the nursing of animals.
You will need to have a standard of general education and competence, sufficient to benefit from and succeed on the course, but no formal qualifications are necessary. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based upon interview.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||please enquire||You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.|
Your progress will be assessed by a multiple choice test, externally set by a portfolio of evidence.
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the animal care industry. It is suitable for school leavers or adults looking for either progression or a change in career.
After completing the course you could progress into employment, or onto a Level 2 qualification.
We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.
Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.
Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.
Northumberland College has welcomed the Morpeth branch of the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) to its new home at Kirkley Hall Campus
May 20, 2022
Equine Management student Emily Avery has enjoyed a successful year both on campus and competing in British Dressage.
May 18, 2022
Aspiring chefs Scott Anderson and Faith Sharples have netted a place in the Grand Final of the highly acclaimed Seafood Chef of the Year Finals
May 12, 2022