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Animal Management College Courses

Are you interested in working with animals?

Prepare for a career in animal care, training, welfare or conservation at Riseholme College.

We have a range of full time and part time courses, so whether you’re a young person starting out, or an adult looking to re-train, we have a course to suit you.

This includes Level 1, 2 or 3 and apprenticeship animal care qualifications, as well as short courses.

Train at one of the best Animal Management Centres

You’ll have exciting opportunities to work with a wide range of species.

From alpacas, chickens, goats, guinea pigs, hamsters, marmots and meerkats, to rabbits and reptiles, our collection is growing all the time.

Our friendly, medium-sized campus is kitted out with hi-tech labs, exotic and aquatic rooms and outdoor paddocks. Plus, because we’re also an agricultural college, you’ll also be able to work with our horses and livestock.


A variety of Animal Management courses

Our full time college courses cover topics such as animal care, behaviour, biology, conservation, ecology, health, zoo management and welfare.

We also have short and part-time courses in dog grooming.

Our specialist tutors will support you in your studies and share their industry expertise.

We will provide you with the right knowledge and skills to prepare you for the next level of study or to start work.

Great field trips and strong industry connections

Our Animal Management Academy will enrich your learning experience.

The Academy organises guest speakers, employer engagement days and fantastic field trips, with the chance to visit some of the UK’s best zoos and wildlife parks and reserves in South Africa.

You can also benefit from work placement opportunities with local animal businesses, such as Tattershall Farm Park.

If you’re interested in working with animals, make sure you view our Animal Management courses.


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