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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Did you know?

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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News

Students selected for exceptional achievement or major progress at Kirklees College attended a glittering awards ceremony to receive their prize.

Initial work has started this week to clear the land which will see two brand new educational facilities built in the heart of Dewsbury town centre.

A recent Government report states that the existing arrangements for post 16 education and training in Kirklees are the best option for the area.

Kirklees College’s specialist animal centre in Huddersfield now has its own library after students requested one.

Kirklees College is hoping its seventh year of partnership with Huddersfield Town will be a ‘lucky 7’ for the club

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