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Zoo Animal Care, Behaviour and Welfare

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Kingsway Campus

Content

This unique course includes both theory and practical study and is delivered at the college (Kingsway Campus) and at Camperdown Wildlife Centre, Dundee. It includes a behaviour and welfare project (for which you will produce a documentary) and elements essential to the operation of modern zoos such as Nutrition, Health Monitoring, Enclosure Design, Health and Safety, Customer Care, Human-Animal Interactions, and guaranteed work experience element.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5, English, Maths, Biology and Computing Science preferred, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Progression Routes

Successful learners may wish to progress onto HNC Animal Care or use the qualification as a stepping-stone towards careers in animal/zoo keeping.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Animals, Land and Environment

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals