Supported Learning: Animal Care - Cambridge Regional College
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Animal Care

Animal Care

Course Information

Huntingdon Campus, 02/09/2024
Level: E
Start Date: 02/09/2024
Location: Huntingdon Campus
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Type: Full Time
Code: MSP1FAW1
About the Course

This programme offers young people ages 16 – 25 the opportunity to develop personal and social skills as well as specific animal care skills.  Working with small animals on our Huntingdon site and farm animals including horses at our partner farm in Hilton, St Ives, young people will have at least one day per week developing practical animal care.

College based days will include exploring different animal habitats including conservation and the natural world as well as wood craft to maintain habitats and enterprise skills for employability.

Other personal and social develop opportunities will include the opportunity to develop life skills that include undertaking a range of vocational tasters including working with Country Park Rangers, art, film, football, sport, music, media and drama.


This programme leads to Gateway qualification at Entry 3 or level 1 in progression. Young people will also get the chance to take a City & Guilds qualification in maths and English or a functional skills or GCSE depending on their ability and current qualifications on entry. Young people who are confidence and ready will be able to undertake a work experience with one of the college partners or with carefully selected employers in the local community.

Entry Requirements

Students need to have Entry 2 qualifications or above and have a diagnosed SEND need or EHCP. For more details contact: Alison Goold – Head of Supported Learning Gareth Davies – EHCP Reviewing Manager

How to Apply

You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.

Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.

If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information is correct, some details may be subject to change. Cambridge Regional College reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient.

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