Find your path into a career in Animal Care with an SS&L Pre-Apprenticeship.
This course will give you practical skills, confidence and employability within the Animal Care sector. You will gain a broad understanding of this sector and start to develop the knowledge and skills you need. You will also be offered a local work placement to experience real work practice.
The course will cover:
· Sector specific employment placement
· Level 1 Award In Skills for the Land-based Sector *
· Functional Skills English & maths
· Digital Skills for Work
Whilst working with an employer in an Animal Care role you will learn through expert trainers about the industry, while you gain valuable skills necessary for employment.
You will also have the opportunity to cover additional courses in:
· Display Screen Equipment training
· Fire Awareness training
· Fire Warden training
· GDPR Essentials training
· Health & Safety Basics & Essentials training
· Manual Handling training
· Slips, Trips & Falls training
· Prevent Duty training
· Risk Assessment training
Whilst you gain invaluable work experience in your chosen field you will develop your literacy and numeracy skills to the level that most employers look for, and attend 121 meetings with your tutor.
Pre-Apprenticeships are available face to face in the following locations:
Somerset - Taunton, Bridgwater, Chard, Shepton Mallet, Street, Frome and Yeovil
Bristol - all areas
Online - Devon, Wiltshire, Dorset and across the South West.
All aspects of your Animal Care Pre-Apprenticeship will be discussed when you apply for a vacancy or express an interest to a member of the SS&L team. SS&L will support learners to find and succeed with the right employer, course and qualifications for them as an individual.
* Subject to tutor availability.
You will be assessed through written coursework, presentations and practical experiences.
SS&L’s main aim is to help you get where you want to work and help you develop a career in this area, with a dedicated tutor to guide you along your journey. A Pre-Apprenticeship is the right start to further education with SS&L at Level 2, employment, or ideally, an SS&L Apprenticeship.
Need to know…
To be eligible to enrol on a Pre-Apprenticeship you will need to be:
- aged between 16 and 19. Or up to 25 with an EHCP
- eligible to work in the UK
- unemployed (work for less than 16 hours a week) and have little or no work experience
- qualified to Level 3 or below
You don’t need to have any previous training or qualifications to enrol and excel on a Pre-Apprenticeship but you do need to be motivated to learn and work.
The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies
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