Animal Care and Welfare

Level 2

Course code: F24P268
Type: Apprenticeship
Duration: 12-18 months
Subject area: Animal
Location: Holme Lacy

About the course

The animal care industry includes a wide range of organisations including kennels and catteries, groomers, veterinary practices, ‘doggy daycare’, rescue centres, pet shops and farm parks. An animal care apprenticeship involves being employed within the industry and studying at the same time, gaining valuable practical skills and experience as well as a formally recognised qualification.

What qualification will I gain?

  • A certificate of completion from the Institute for Apprenticeships.

  • Level 2 Animal Care and Welfare Assistant.

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

Apprentices can progress onto the Level 3 advanced apprenticeship, Level 3 full-time animal management or full-time employment within the industry

a student and lecturer grooming a guinea pig in the animal care class