Animal Care and Welfare Assistant Apprenticeship

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - as required
Duchy College Rosewarne - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
12-18 Months
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

Animal Care and Welfare Assistant Apprenticeship

During this Level 2 Animal Care Apprenticeship you will learn to develop and demonstrate competence in a range of areas, enabling you to progress onto the Level 3 course.

If you are passionate about animals and would love a job where you work with them every day, then a career in animal management is for you. As an apprentice, you will work with a range of animals and learn more about their health, welfare, handling and supervision, as well as earning money at the same time.

Working with animals can be an extremely rewarding career, where no two days are the same and you can gain hands-on training with this Level 2 apprenticeship. To study this course you must have relevant employment within the animal care sector. If you need help finding an employer, please get in touch.

You can expect to spend one day every week on campus for 12 - 18 months and the remaining days in the workplace with your employer. While on campus you will benefit from our extensive animal management collections which, depending on where you study, include goats, ferrets, exotic animals, farm animals and aquatics.

This apprenticeship may start as and when required.

It is mandatory for students to wear PPE in practical sessions, more information about PPE will be provided upon application.

LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - as required
Duchy College Rosewarne - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
12-18 Months
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

What you will learn

To develop and demonstrate competence in a range of areas which may include: promoting and maintaining health and well-being; animal handling and grooming and delivering basic treatment.

Your apprenticeship will vary depending on your employer but while with your employer you could learn about health checking, basic animal training, transporting animals, feeding, watering and exercising animals, advising customers and owners and maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Entry requirements

GCSEs in English language and maths at grade 3.
You will need an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice.

Assessment

At the end of the programme you will need to undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA) this will involve completing some practical activities and having a professional discussion with an external assessor. Your portfolio will be reviewed as evidence of your skills and these three areas will all need to all be passed at a satisfactory level for you to be allocated an overall grade.

Progression

Possible careers in this industry:

- Zookeeper
- Animal care assistant
- Dog groomer
- Animal trainer
- Dog warden
- Pet shop assistant

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


To develop and demonstrate competence in a range of areas which may include: promoting and maintaining health and well-being; animal handling and grooming and delivering basic treatment.

Your apprenticeship will vary depending on your employer but while with your employer you could learn about health checking, basic animal training, transporting animals, feeding, watering and exercising animals, advising customers and owners and maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

GCSEs in English language and maths at grade 3.
You will need an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice.

At the end of the programme you will need to undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA) this will involve completing some practical activities and having a professional discussion with an external assessor. Your portfolio will be reviewed as evidence of your skills and these three areas will all need to all be passed at a satisfactory level for you to be allocated an overall grade.

Possible careers in this industry: - Zookeeper - Animal care assistant - Dog groomer - Animal trainer - Dog warden - Pet shop assistant

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - As required
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  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now
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