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Riseholme College

OPEN AWARDS LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA SKILLS FOR FURTHER LEARNING AND EMPLOYMENT

Riseholme College

Showground Campus, North Carlton, Lincoln, LN1 2ZR

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Level 2
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Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Course Summary

THE COURSE

This course will provide you with a broad range of knowledge and understanding about a wide range of animals, whilst preparing you for progression by supporting your development of employability skills.

It is designed to serve the needs of all aspects of the animal sector, including companion animals, feeding and watering of animals including aspects of animal linked to the animal management industry and provide the basis for progression into further training, technical and practical skills you will need in your career. You will also have the opportunity to gain vital work experience in local animal businesses to develop industry knowledge and skills, try out the career you have set your sights on.

You will have the exciting opportunity to work with a range of species in our highly prized and industry relevant animal unit, including; cockroaches and crickets, to tortoises in our new Chelonian room, to meerkats, skunks and more. Developing animal handling and husbandry skills and building knowledge about each species you work with in their specialist environments

Course Details

Personal and employability skills

Animal husbandry subjects including animal handling

Feeding

Accommodation

Health and welfare

English and Maths, as required.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 2 / 3 or equivalent, or a relevant Level 1 qualification. A satisfactory academic reference is also needed.

Your next steps...

Students can top up onto one of our BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management courses.


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