Supported Learning: Animal Care

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
1 year
Full time
Professional Training

Course description

Supported Learning: Animal Care

This programme offers young people ages 16 – 25 the opportunity to develop personal and social skills as well as specific animal care skills. Working with small animals on our Huntingdon site and farm animals including horses at our partner farm in Hilton, St Ives, young people will have at least one day per week developing practical animal care.

College based days will include exploring different animal habitats including conservation and the natural world as well as wood craft to maintain habitats and enterprise skills for employability.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Students need to have Entry 2 qualifications or above and have a diagnosed SEND need or EHCP. For more details contact: Alison Goold – Head of Supported Learning Gareth Davies – EHCP Reviewing Manager In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Continuing Studies

This programme leads to Gateway qualification at Entry 3 or level 1 in progression. Young people will also get the chance to take a City & Guilds qualification in maths and English or a functional skills or GCSE depending on their ability and current qualifications on entry. Young people who are confidence and ready will be able to undertake a work experience with one of the college partners or with carefully selected employers in the local community

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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