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Level 2 Extended Certificate Animal Care

The Level 2 extended certificate in animal care is for anyone looking to start a career within animal care industries.
You will work with a wide range of animals and gain an overall understanding of the job roles and careers available. The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress to further learning or to enter the world of work in the animal care industries.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    1 year

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Units you may study
• Maintain animal health and welfare
• Animal feeding and accommodation
• Animal behaviour and handling
• Working in the animal care industry
• Care of exotic animals
• Grooming

Coursework and practical assessment

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


We are experiencing some technical issues with the apply system.  If you are having difficulties with this as an alternative you can download an Application Form (PDF) – this can be edited directly on your device, then saved and emailed to our central admissions Team centraladmissions@don.ac.uk


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details