Qualification type: BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate
This qualification offers an engaging programme to support learners who want to pursue a career in an animal-related industry. It prepares learners for an Apprenticeship in animal management, and when taken alongside further Level 3 qualifications, it supports access to a range of higher education courses in the animal management sector.
Units covered are Animal Welfare and Ethics, Practical Animal Husbandry, Animal Behaviour, Animal Health and Diseases and Work Experience in the Animal Sector.
Progression routes: Further study at higher education level. Career and employment opportunities include veterinary sciences, animal training, public services, dog groomers, animal retail outlets, pet shops, and various animal technician apprenticeships.