This course is for internal candidates and is College certificated. It allows students time to adjust to the large step from a Level 1 to a Level 2 course.
You need one of the following:
You must have a minimum of a Merit grade to progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care the following year.
You will be assessed continually throughout the course using a range of methods which include exams, assignments and practical assessments.
You will be required to supply your own:
Long hair should be tied up and no jewellery or nail varnish is to be worn.
You can progress to the full Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care.
Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Animal Care, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.
Carla Davies came to Derby College to re-train as a dog groomer and is now fulfilling her dream of working with animals after securing a part-time job at Kennel Gate in Nottingham.
As part of her course, she was matched to the job opportunity through the College’s pioneering recruitment service established with the REED NCFE Partnership. They alerted Carla – who had been an office worker since leaving school – to the job opportunity and helped her with her CV and interview techniques.
When I heard about the job opportunities and support available through the REED NCFE team, I decided to go for it and was over the moon when I was offered the job. It is a dream come true and I have also returned to Derby College for an evening course to gain more qualifications in dog grooming.