Level 2 Certificate in Practical Animal Care Skills (Pet Care and Retail)

ABC Awards Code C9115-02
Ofqual Code 501/0135/3
Assessment Pass/Fail Only
Total Qualification Time 200
Guided Learning 150
Fee £62.00

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with industry, providers and Lantra. It develops practical skills, promotes sound working practices, and provides essential industry knowledge to help learners to progress into higher levels of learning or into sustainable employment in the land based sector. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:

  • How to promote and maintain the health and well-being of animals, including identification of abnormal signs, monitoring, and maintaining accurate records
  • Optional units include Deliver Basic Treatments to Animals, Maintain Animal Accommodation, Provide Feed and Water to Animals, Provide Controlled Exercise Opportunities for Animals, and more

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress on to the Level 3 Award or Certificate in Practical Animal Care Skills.  Alternatively, learners could progress onto the Level 2 or Level 3 Diploma in Work-Based Animal Care into employment, or gain promotion to a more senior position within existing employment.