All of our animal care courses are designed to prepare you for a wide range of working roles, with specialist skills at Levels 2 and 3. You’ll study for diplomas and BTEC qualifications, learning both the scientific and behavioural knowledge that trainers need and the practical abilities required to effectively care for animals and their habitats.
In our Centre of Excellence for Animal Care you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of this sector and gain work experience with industry leaders.View all available courses for this subject area
There are number of different career options available if you want to work with animals. These range from Zoo Keepers to Vets and from Farmers to Countryside Rangers. Salaries in this sector range from an annual average of £18,000 for Zoo Keepers up to £32,000 for professions such as Vets - if you continue your studies at University.
We aim to bring together industry professionals and our talented students to help secure the best possible future for our students. These partnerships include:
Explore our gallery. From our outstanding facilities to fantastic work placement opportunities, get a taste of what it’s like working in the industry and see what you can expect from studying at The Manchester College.
My tutors have all helped me with gaining knowledge and vital industry work experience to make me employable. My time here has opened my eyes to how many different job opportunities there are in animal management, and this has really pushed me to achieve my dream career.
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Find out more about Animal Care, join us at our online event.
If you are passionate about a future career with animals, then this session will provide you with all the information you need to make that first step towards your dream career.
Find out about all the animals that we have on site, learn about the career options available to you and meet our team of industry experts who will be available to answer all your questions about college and the exciting world of animal care.Register now