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Level 3

T Level in Animal Care and Management


This brand new qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to enter a range of animal care and management occupations, or be your next step to Higher Education.

This T Level offers 2 different pathways:

  • Animal Management and Science
  • Animal Management and Behaviour

Over two years you will undertake classroom based learning, developing understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to employability, such as sustainability, ethical principles, communication, business and health and safety. Alongside this, you’;ll also complete animal care and management specific content through a curriculum designed by employers in the sector, which includes some practical work with the range of species in our Animal Centre.

You will also complete a 45 day industry placement to develop your practical skills and animal care knowledge further. With this blend of technical study program and industry experience, the T Level in Animal Care and Management is the first step for students on a pathway to rewarding careers in the animal care sector.


5 GCSE’s at 4 or above to include Maths, English and Science

You will also need to attend an interview with our Programme leader

Applicants will benefit from having some animal care experience, but not essential.

Age: You will need to be aged between 16 -; 18 at the start of the qualification

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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