About this course
If you’re passionate about animals and agriculture, a career in this sector will reward you with doing something you love every day. From animal charities to veterinary practices, zoos to national parks, there are a huge range of jobs to explore where you can make a difference with a caring, hands-on role.
Our fully equipped animal care zone in our Cardiff Skills Centre, currently houses several species of animals, from Bearded Dragons to Lionhead Rabbits. Our experienced tutors ensure every learner receives training on handling, feeding and caring for our furry friends and crawly creatures, all whilst learning about animal behaviour, welfare and anatomy.
This course is part of the Advancement strand:
- Training allowance of up to £60 per week
- Support with travel expenses
- Employability support
- Industry-focused work tasters and placements
- Regular support, advice and guidance to help you make the right choices
- A big boost to your confidence and brighter prospects for the future
Our Enrichment Activities are designed to ensure young people like you, have access to unique opportunities. Taking part in and engaging with charitable organisations and community groups such as Jamie’s Farm is an important part of our enrichment programme.
Our programme will provide you with the opportunity to take part in a variety of extra-curricular activities that will support your learning and will enhance your weekly learner timetable.
- Take part in innovative projects
- Enjoy first-hand experiences
- Engage with employers
- Connect with outside organisations
- Learn from industry specialists
- Attend group trips and outdoor activities
- Give back by volunteering
- Listen and learn from special guest speakers
Dog groomer, Veterinary Nurse, Police Dog Handler, Horse Trainer, Farmer plus many more…