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Engineering & Science

Animal Care - Level 2 Diploma

Start Date: 18th September 2023
Code: YFPN1172A1


Duration: 1 Year Part-time
Number of weeks: 31
Start date: 18th September 2023
End date: 10th June 2024
Day: Mon
Time: 17:30-20:30

Course fees for each year.

  Year 1 Total Fee
Fee £430 £430
Reduced Fee £295 £295

Find out more about eligibility for reduced course fees, payment options and financial support available in our fees and funding page.

Course Content

Learners will study 10 units including:

  • Animal Health and Wellbeing
  • Feeding and Watering
  • Work Related Experience in the Land-based Sector
  • Safe Working with and Around Animals
  • Introduction to Animal Science
  • Animal Housing
  • Animal Behaviour and Handling 

6 hours per week required in a suitable placement. 

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through written assignment, practical tasks and a multiple choice test online. 2 hours per candidate for practical assessment. 4 tasks x 1/2 hour.


Calling All SMEs

If you have less than 250 employees you may be eligible for funding for this course.  Contact our Business Engagement Team.

400 Shore Road
BT37 9RS
028 9085 5000