Land and Animal Management

Interested in working agriculture, animal care, equine care, floristry or horticulture?

Our Land and Animal Management qualifications are designed to give you all the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

Study areas in Land and Animal Management

There are numerous areas for you to study within in our Land and Animal Management qualifications, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Animal care
  • Dog grooming
  • Horse care
  • Veterinary care
  • Countryside and environment
  • Floristry
  • Forestry and arboriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Land-based technology
  • Sports and amenity turf management
  • Animal management
  • Equine management
  • Land and wildlife management


You can progress to further learning or onto an apprenticeship, university or to a specific job role in your sector.

Potential job roles

  • Zoo worker (general)
  • Wildlife/ animal care assistant
  • Animal/ dog groomer
  • Pet shop assistant/ retail assistant
  • Kennel and cattery worker
  • Tree worker
  • Countryside ranger
  • Gamekeeper
  • Fishery consultancy assistant
  • Stable yard supervisor 
  • Exercise horse rider
  • Golf greenkeeper
  • Gardener/ grounds maintenance manager

Employer recognition and support 

Letters of support for our Land and Animal Management qualifications have been provided by employers such as:

  • NFU
  • British Equestrian Federation

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Progression routes


City & Guilds Workplace Skills

The Importance of Developing Workplace Skills