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This bespoke one-year programme is designed to support those learners that are not yet ready to study the Level 3 T Level in Animal Care & Management. It will develop the learners knowledge, skills and behaviours that will help the learner to progress on to and succeed on their chosen T Level route.
Areas of core knowledge, skills and behaviour:
Throughout the year learners will work toward three outcomes, covering a variety of subject areas including:
The programme is designed to engage and support learners, provide stretch and challenge and prepare them effectively for progression on to their chosen Level 3 T Level route.
Learners will be supported in taking ownership of their learning and development through setting development goals and agreeing an individual development plan. Through a combination of classroom learning, practical skills development, assignments and a work experience placement, learners will gain the knowledge and skills required to work in the animal care industry. Learners will sit an externally set and marked exam covering core areas, a synoptic assignment to assess practical skills and applied knowledge and a suitable work experience placement. Learners may be required to produce a portfolio of evidence to be presented for assessment at the end of the programme. Learners will be required to complete a total of 30 hours of work experience.
The aim of the programme is to prepare learners to progress on to Level 3 T Level in Animal Care & Management, Equine or Livestock Production. This would include the successful achievement of a grade 4 or above in English and/or maths, successful achievement and progression on this study programme and a successful interview. Alternatively, learners could seek employment at assistance level, or source an Apprenticeship or another Level 2 programme.
|Course Title||Animal Care Technical Certificate Level 2|
You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range, including English and maths. It is important that you have a good level of spoken and written English. Course entry is subject to an initial assessment in English and maths in order to determine the appropriate level of study, a keen interest in the subject and a successful interview.
It’s a very hands-on course and you work with a variety to animals. All the staff are really helpful and the practical aspect of the qualification reinforces what we learn about welfare, housing, laws, animal care and training.
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