What will I learn?
An apprenticeship in animal care will provide the essential skills necessary for the different types of animal care work. These include elements such as feeding and nutrition, promoting and maintaining health and wellbeing, creating and maintaining suitable accommodation and handling and controlling different animals.
An apprenticeship will also help develop a professional working style, safe working practices, awareness of the work environment and communicating effectively with colleagues and customers.
Other skills will include functional skills needed in the work place (Maths, English, ICT) and specialist
qualifications such as the Emergency First Aid Certificate.