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Animal Care Land-based Level 1 Certificate

Course Overview

Do you have a genuine interest in animals? This hands-on Animal Care Land-based Diploma Level 1 introductory programme provides you with the practical skills and foundation knowledge needed to progress onto further animal care qualifications or to gain entry-level employment within the animal care industry.


The course covers the basics of handling, feeding and the setting up of accommodation for a wide range of species, ensuring you to learn how to work safely to care for the daily needs of the animals in our extensive onsite custom-built animal collection.

What are the entry requirements?

Four full GCSEs at grades G/1 or above, with literacy and numeracy to at least entry level. You will need to show a genuine interest in working with animals through previous work experience. You will also need to attend a formal interview. You will also need a one day a week work placement.

How will I learn?

There will be a mixture of theory and supported self-study periods, with an emphasis on practical application.

What can I do after this course?

Progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care.


Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contact Additional Learning Support to arrange additional help.

How do I apply?

Online: Click the "Apply" button and fill out an online application form.

By post: download the Full-Time Application Form and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.

In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

To find out more about the application process, please go to the How to Apply page.


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