AVAILABLE BRAND: Cornwall College | LEARNING AREAS: Wildlife Conservation & Zoology COURSES

Zoo Animal Husbandry Advanced Technical Extended Diploma

Cornwall College Newquay LEVEL: 3 Wildlife Conservation & Zoology

The course is for those who have a genuine commitment to work with and study animals. Students get first-hand experience of handling and observing animals in captivity and natural habitats. You need to be enthusiastic and committed to hard work, especially during the less glamorous aspects of the course.


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Ideal if:

You have a passion for working with and conserving captive animal populations.

You’ll need:

an Animal Management
Advanced Technical Diploma, plus
Five GCSEs at grade C or 5, including science, English or mathematics, or an equivalent qualification and a suitable reference.

You’ll learn:

The skills required to help conserve captive wild animals by developing your knowledge in topics such as avian health and husbandry, aquatics welfare and breed development, and zoological collections.


Your assignments and projects to be assessed throughout the course as
well as externally set exams.

You’ll love:

The opportunities to build links with Newquay Zoo and Blue
Reef Aquarium. You’ll also have the opportunity to broaden your horizons
with a life changing trip to Africa.


You’ll go on to:

Employment or university study such as our FdScZoological Conservation, FdSc Animal Husbandry & Welfare or FdSc Marine Conservation.


Zoo Animal Husbandry Advanced Technical Extended Diploma

Start Date





2 years

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.