Animal Care & Land Based Studies
The UK’s animal care industry offers plenty of rewarding long-term career options, from veterinary nurse to zookeeper and everything in between. Secure your future in this thriving industry by applying for one of these nationally-recognised courses.
Are these courses for you?
If you want a place on one of our Animal Care & Land-Based Studies, you’ll need:
- a genuine love for animals and their welfare
- confidence in handling animals
- ability to work in a variety of environments, indoor and outdoor
- a caring, patient nature
- a can-do attitude – you’re not afraid to get your hands dirty!
You’ll also like a mix of classroom and practical study, field trips and laboratory time.
If that sounds like you, read on.
Why study Animal Care & Land Based Studies at Calderdale College
- This is a nationally-recognised qualification that will greatly improve your chances of gaining meaningful employment once you’ve completed your course
- You will be expertly trained in how to care for animals, from small domestic animals, to farm livestock and exotic creatures
- You will be provided with the essential skills and knowledge relating to every animal family, so you can explore as many employment opportunities as possible after your time with us
- You will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work overseas through our ‘Everything is Possible’ work experience programme
- Our staff share your passion for animals, and are enthusiastic experts with invaluable industry experience to enhance your learning with us
- You will benefit from our wide network of professional contacts in the industry, that can help to fast-track your job search