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Level: 0

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 24.00

Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)

Days / Times: Contact Us

Tuition (£): 100.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Come and experience the life of a zoo keeper.  Our holiday club is designed for young aspiring animal keepers who want to help care for our animals.

For further information, please contact Jonathan Taylor via email: animal.unit@derby-college.ac.uk

Entry requirements

You will need basic literacy and numeracy skills and some basic knowledge of animal care.  You should be aged 8 - 12 years.

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Feeding the animals
  • Enrichment building
  • Health checking
  • Cleaning out accommodation
  • Handling (where applicable)
  • Maintenance on the animal unit



How will I be assessed?

There is no assessment.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own boots or wellingtons, which should preferably be steel toe-capped, or you can borrow some from the animal unit.

What can I do after this course?

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 or the Derby College website for a full list and details.

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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