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.
This advanced programme will help you learn practical skills and competencies with a broad range of animals to prepare you for work or university. Throughout the programme you will have the chance to make a variety of visits which may include Crufts, Wolf Watch UK, and The Cotswolds Wildlife Park. You will also have guest speakers throughout the year linking to your course units. The course is suited to both school leavers and mature students who have relevant experience within the industry and who have a genuine interest in animal welfare and management.
Study options may include degree courses like Animal Behaviour &Welfare, Zoology and Ecology & Conservation. Employment options may include lab technician, zoo keeper or wildlife conservationist, animal behaviourist, animal training specialist, pet shop supervisor, RSPCA inspector or trainee veterinary nurse.
Ecology and Conservation