Technicals in Animal Care Management and Equine Care Management (0172)

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2016

First teaching of these qualifications is September 2016

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate, Diploma and Extended Diplomas in Animal Management are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills and knowledge that will lead to meaningful employment in the animal care industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas including animal care and management, zoos and wildlife and applied science.

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate, Diploma and Extended Diplomas in Equine Management are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills and knowledge that will lead to meaningful employment in the equine industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas including stable yard operations, stud, young horse management and business.

First teaching of these qualifications is September 2017

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the animal care industry. Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Equine Care is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the equine industry. Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.

These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new framework for learning designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.

To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.

Find out more on TechBac.

The Level 3 suite of Technical qualifications are aimed at learners aged 16 – 18; 19+.

The Level 2 Technical Certificate is aimed at learners aged 16 – 18; 19+.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
 
Compulsory topics include:
• Maintain animal health and welfare
• Animal feeding and accommodation
• Animal behaviour and handling
• Working in the animal care industry
• Health & safety
• Work experience (150 hours)

Learners will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including:

• Animal nursing
• Animal breeds and grooming
• The principles of animal biology
• British wildlife species, habitats and rehabilitation
• Care of exotic animals
• Caring for zoo animals
• Caring for ornamental aquatics
• Kennels and catteries
• Caring for horses
• Presentation and service for retailing in the land-based sector
• Environmental land-based business
• Introduction to caring for livestock

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Equine Care will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
 
Compulsory topics include:
• Equine health and welfare
• Health & safety
• Working in the equine industry
• Horse tack and equipment
• Routine stable duties
• Feeding and watering horses
• Horse handling and grooming
• Introduction to lungeing
• Work experience (150 hours)
Learners will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including:

• Equine anatomy and physiology
• Horse behaviour
• Riding horses on the flat
• Riding horses for exercise
• Keeping horses at grass
• Assisting with the care of competition horses
• Assisting with the transportation of horses
• Land and environmental business
 
For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care could lead to the following employment opportunities:

• Trainee animal care assistant
• Trainee animal care worker
• Trainee pet shop assistant
• Trainee kennel or cattery worker

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Equine Care could lead to the following employment opportunities:

• Junior groom
• Assistant competition/traveling groom
• Junior retail assistant

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2


What Careers Can This Lead To?


Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care (0172-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Animal Care

  • Accreditation No: 601/4525/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2017 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Equine Care (0172-25)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Equine Care

  • Accreditation No: 601/4526/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2017 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3


What Careers Can This Lead To?


Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Animal Management (0172-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Animal Management

  • Accreditation No: 601/7518/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management (540) (0172-31)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Animal Management (540)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7520/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 540 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (720) (0172-32)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (Animal Management and Science) (720)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7550/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (Zoos and Wildlife) (720)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7550/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (1080) (0172-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (Animal Management) (1080)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7549/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (Science) (1080)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7549/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (Wildlife) (1080)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7549/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management (Zoos) (1080)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7549/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Equine Management (0172-35)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Equine Management

  • Accreditation No: 601/7184/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Equine Management (540) (0172-36)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Equine Management (540)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7185/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 540 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Equine Management (720) (0172-37)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2018

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Equine Management (720)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7186/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Equine Management (1080) (0172-38)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2018

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Equine Management (1080)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7187/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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