Level 2 Certificate in Practical Animal Care Skills (Zoos/Wildlife Establishments)

ABC Awards Code C9113-02
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 will enable learners to gain appropriate skills and knowledge to progress to higher levels of learning or to employment in the animal care sector.

Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:

  • How to maintain the health and well-being of animals, including identification of abnormal signs, monitoring, and maintaining accurate records
  • Optional units include: Prepare and Groom Animals, Welcome, Receive and Care for Visitors to Sites, Moving Animals between Locations, and more

Learners 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.