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.
A certificate of completion from the Institute for Apprenticeships.
Level 2 Animal Care and Welfare Assistant.
Apprentices can progress onto the Level 3 advanced apprenticeship, Level 3 full-time animal management or full-time employment within the industry