Key Stage 5

What you will study:

The Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management is a vocational qualification equivalent to two A-levels. Students study Animal Management over ten hours each week utilising our on-site and off-site farm facilities as well as through a range of trips and visits. The course is assessed via a range of different methods, including externally assessed controlled assessment and an exam and internally-assessed coursework. This course is designed to prepare students for a career in the animal industry though links with farming, veterinary and pet sectors.

Year 12 Year 13
  • Unit 2 – Animal Biology*
  • Unit 3 – Animal Welfare & Ethics*
  • Unit 4 – Practical Animal Husbandry
  • Unit 5 – Animal Behaviour
  • Unit 6 – Animal Health & Disease
  • * - Externally Assessed Unit
  • Unit 7 – Work Experience in Land-based Sector
  • Unit 8 – Investigative Research Project
  • Unit 19 – Farm Livestock Husbandry
  • Unit 24 – Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Management
  • Unit 15 – Developing a Business in the Animal Sector