Students are entered for BTEC Animal Care Award
Years 9, 10 and 11 (BTEC)
Unit 1: Animal Health (External Exam)
Unit 2: Animal Handling
Unit 3: Animal Welfare
Unit 4: Animal Housing and Accommodation
Unit 5: Principles of Animal Behaviour
How will I be assessed?
There is 25% external Examination (unit 1)?A portfolio of work must be produced for each of the other units (at least 3 units worth 75%)
Each portfolio is a project that will be completed in class and through homework tasks.
The course has a large practical element (at Tweddle Farm).
Your teacher will mark your work.
BTEC Level 1 or 2 Award in Animal Care
Level 2 Distinction* (*A)
Level 2 Distinction (A)
Level 2 Merit (B)
Level 2 Pass (C)
Level 1 Pass (D)
Equivalent to 1 GCSE A* - D
Pathways into further education:
Get a job and continue training with an NVQ
Go to college to do other level 2 courses or move on to a Level 3 course
Enter employment in the Agriculture/ Horticulture sector- veterinary assistant, equine studies etcBack to Departments