Practical Animal Care Skill ABC Level 3

Practical Animal Care Skill ABC Level 3

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Practical Animal Care Skill ABC Level 3

This course allows you to develop practical animal care skills to a higher level and is the perfect progression route if you have completed your level 2 qualification. 

This is a practical qualification where you will gain hands-on higher level experience working with a variety of pet and farm animals. This qualification teaches you essential industry knowledge and practical skills that will help you progress into employment.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Temple Newsam
Course code 74330-01
Fee 16-18 No Fees, 19+ £1,200

What you learn

During this qualification you will learn: 

  • How to promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of animals to a higher level through a range of practical activities
  • Plan the feeding and watering of animals
  • Plan the maintenance of animal enclosures
  • How to monitor the health of animals and maintain accurate records
  • Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the workplace
  • Plan the accommodation of animals
  • Monitor and evaluate the accommodation of animals
  • Plan diets and feeding regimes for animals
  • Monitor and evaluate the feeding of animals
  • Handle animals
  • Recognise and interpret the behaviour of animals

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed by practical and written assignments.

Entry requirements

Level 2 in Practical Animal Care Skills and made improvement in your GCSE resits (if applicable). 


Four GCSEs, two at grade 4 in either English/maths or science and two other GCSEs at grade 3


What's next

Once you have completed your ABC Level 3 in Small Animal Care Skills, you can study an access to HE programme or go directly on to employment.

Campus Locations

Temple Newsam Home Farm

Temple Newsam Road
Off Selby Road
West Yorkshire
LS15 0AE
0113 336 7560
Nearest train station
Cross Gate Train Station 1.6 milesWebsite

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