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T-Level in Animal Care and Management

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This course is suit­able for any­one want­i­ng a career in the ani­mal care and man­age­ment sector.

Career options might include:

  • Dog Han­dlers
  • Horse Rid­ing Instructor
  • Zookeep­er
  • Ani­mal Care Worker

This course offers you an attrac­tive alter­na­tive to A Lev­els and appren­tice­ships. An indus­try-based work place­ment is required to run along­side your course and will fur­ther rein­force your new­ly learned skills and offer a true insight into the sci­ence industry.


Entry Require­ments

5 GCSE at Grade 4/C or above, includ­ing Eng­lish Lan­guage, Maths and Sci­ence. Alter­na­tive­ly, a suit­able Lev­el 2 voca­tion­al qual­i­fi­ca­tion (Mer­it or above) with Eng­lish, Maths and Sci­ence at Lev­el 2.

Poten­tial Future Career

Suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course accrues UCAS points and a num­ber of major UK uni­ver­si­ties accept T Lev­els. Please see points achieved by grades below.

  • T Lev­el Dis­tinc­tion* = 168 UCAS Tar­iff Points = A*A*A* at A Level
  • T Lev­el Dis­tinc­tion = 144 UCAS Tar­iff Points = AAA at A Level
  • T Lev­el Mer­it = 120 UCAS Tar­iff Points = BBB at A Level
  • T Lev­el Pass (C or above) = 96 UCAS Tar­iff Points = CCC at A Level
  • T Lev­el Pass (D or E) = 72 UCAS Tar­iff Points = DDD at A Level

This 2- year qual­i­fi­ca­tion com­bines class­room learn­ing with a min­i­mum 9 week indus­try place­ment. Along­side the course each stu­dent will also com­plete at least one mod­ule of occu­pa­tion-spe­cif­ic con­tent with the abil­i­ty to spe­cialise in either ani­mal care and man­age­ment or equine care and management,

Course Con­tent

Stu­dents will devel­op an under­stand­ing of a broad range of issues rel­e­vant to the sec­tor, including:

  • Sus­tain­abil­i­ty, includ­ing envi­ron­men­tal leg­is­la­tion, sus­tain­able devel­op­ment, cli­mate change and waste man­age­ment principles
  • The prin­ci­ples of biose­cu­ri­ty, employ­ment rights and responsibilities
  • Pro­gres­sion oppor­tu­ni­ties with­in the sector
  • Eth­i­cal principles
  • The sup­ply chain and prin­ci­ples of stock management
  • Busi­ness organisations
  • Enter­prise skills and project management
  • Char­ac­ter­is­tics pro­tect­ed by equal­i­ty legislation
  • Com­mu­ni­ca­tion
  • Prin­ci­ples of cus­tomer care, finance, health and safety
  • Infor­ma­tion and data.


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The real hands-on expe­ri­ences I have gained work­ing with a range of species at Col­lege has allowed me to con­tin­ue my stud­ies and become a Vet­eri­nary Nurse.

Tom Curnow



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