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Animal care and welfare assistant (level 2)

Looking after the routine day to day care of domestic and/or wild animals.

Level
2
Equivalent to GCSE
Typical duration
12 months
Apprenticeship category
Agriculture, environmental and animal care
Maximum funding
£5,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • animal collection officer
  • animal day care assistant
  • animal handler
  • animal technician
  • animal welfare assistant
  • farm park assistant
  • kennel/cattery assistant
  • pet retail assistant
  • veterinary care assistant
  • wildlife rehabilitation assistant
  • zoo keeper assistant

Full information on Animal care and welfare assistant (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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