Animal Club

Further Details
Course Code
LA15266
Location
Northop
Duration
Part Time, Saturday mornings 09:00 – 12:00 for 11/ 9 weeks during term time
Department
Animal Care
Start Date
14 Jan 2023
End Date
01 Apr 2023

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Course Overview
An introduction to working with animals and developing practical skills. The course is designed to bring out the inner farmer/ zoo keeper/ animal carer in your child while working alongside our animal keepers in different animal zones each term. They will be building skills to attain their achievement badges and an Animal Carers Certificate at the end of the course. The course is based at our educational training facility for animal care students at Coleg Cambria Northop housing farm animals, small mammals (rabbits/ guinea pigs/ rodents) and reptiles. The site is set in wonderful countryside for the opportunity to explore wildlife too!

Activities will include:

● Preparing feed and feeding animals
● Cleaning out and revamping enclosures
● Grooming
● Creating enrichment for the animals to play with
● Exploring wildlife - signs & tracks/ pond dipping/ bug hunts
Learners will be working towards earning their badges in each area with an Animal Carers Certificate on completion of the course.
Must be aged 12-17 for the duration of the course.
Must have an interest in working with animals.
The course is very hands-on and you may be working outdoors.
Further study on an animal care qualification.
£300 a term (11 weeks)
£245 for summer term (9 weeks)
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