This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/
* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.
Learn the professional skills necessary to understand the behaviours and enhance welfare of a broad collection of animals, from domestic pets to exotic birds and reptiles. Learning will be through a combination of classroom-based and practical workshops, utilising the fully equipped animal care unit. There will be more opportunities to visit animal care organisations, including Wolf Watch UK, Crufts, small businesses and The Cotswolds Wildlife Park. You will also have guest speakers throughout the year linking to your course units. These are designed to enhance your experience of this industry and improve employability skills.
Study options may include Level 3 in Animal Management Diploma or Animal Care Apprenticeship. Employment options may include kennels or catteries, animal sanctuaries, pet shops, doggy day care centres, zoo and farm parks.
Animal Feeding and Accommodation
Animal Behaviour and Handling
Maintain Health and Welfare