Animal care and land-based studies

Animal Care courses are developed to ensure you receive a better understanding and approach to the environment.

A word from us

Our Animal Care and Land based courses allow you to get a better understanding and approach to the environment and with courses available at multiple levels in the field there are plenty of options available to you in this sector.

This field offers hundreds of career opportunities from veterinary practice to working as a park ranger. There are also commercial opportunities available from opening your own pet shop to running an animal grooming salon. The opportunities are endless to pursue a career in this industry!

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Our courses provide you with the opportunity to work with a wide range of animals including fish, goats, horses, pigs, reptiles, small mammals and sheep to name a few!

A word from our students

I would encourage others to come to college because of all the options available.

Katie Houghton
Course: National diploma in Animal Care

I’m hoping to go to uni and then go on to do teaching in a college environment, so further education.

Amelia Grey
Full time student of the year 2015, equine studies

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