Animal Care

Our Animal Care course will equip you with the skills to progress your career in areas such Veterinary Nursing, Kennel and Cattery, Animal Welfare and Dog Grooming. While on the course you’ll go out into real work environments including animal sanctuaries, pet shops, grooming parlours, animal charities and veterinary practices. Our courses are very hands on, and will give you the chance to get up close and personal with a wide variety of animals. You will learn how to care for them in a variety of ways; from animal health, nursing, kennel management, welfare, feeding and accommodation.
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Learners will take part in fitness sessions and adventurous activities and exercises as well as studying law, government and citizenship. Criminology, war and conflict and current affairs are also studied. Teamwork, fitness and leadership skills also form a part of the course. All learners will take part in work experience.

Career Areas

  • Animal Nursing Assistant
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • RSPCA Inspector
  • Zoo Keeper
  • Animal Behaviourist
  • Kennel/Cattery Worker

What Next?

On successful completion of level 3 you could progress onto the HNC or HND Animal Management programme here at the University Centre Grimsby, or another university studying in the animal care sector.

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