BTEC Firsts Animal Care (2010)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Firsts in Animal Care. Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Units offered include animal behaviour, handling, health and welfare, and the principles and practices of animal establishments.

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BTEC Firsts in Animal Care specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Animal Care
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
90
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
150
Qualification number (QN):
500/8332/6
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16 (EFA funding), 16-18 (EFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 December 2019
Last registration:
  • 31 December 2019
Final certification:
  • 31 December 2020

BTEC Firsts in Animal Care specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Animal Care
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
300
Qualification number (QN):
500/8331/4
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16 (EFA funding), 16-18 (EFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 December 2019
Last registration:
  • 31 December 2019
Final certification:
  • 31 December 2020

BTEC Firsts in Animal Care specification
Download PDF | 1.1 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
600
Qualification number (QN):
500/8365/X
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16 (EFA funding), 16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Local flexibility (SFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 December 2019
Last registration:
  • 31 December 2019
Final certification:
  • 31 December 2020
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BTEC Firsts in Animal Care can help you take your first steps towards a career working with animals. You’ll learn essential skills such as handling, feeding, grooming and giving animals a healthy environment to live in.

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