Animal Care

Study programmes in Animal Care

Apprenticeships in Animal Care

We don't currently offer apprenticeships in this subject. Why not take a look at our Apprenticeship Department page to see everything that we do offer?

Higher Education

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. Study at Wigfield Farm campus, a working farm and visitor attraction in Worsbrough.

  2. We have over 60 species of animals including pigs, cows, goats, Shetland ponies, donkeys, meerkats, deer, alpacas, reptiles and many more.

  3. You will gain work-related experience and possibly undertake a work placement as well as going on relevant field trips.

  4. You can continue your studies by undertaking a Higher Education course at Barnsley College or other higher education establishment.

  5. All students have access to Additional Learning Support (ALS). Find out how the ALS department supported Cherise Ramsey.

All students have access to:

We have over 60

different species of animals!

What next?

Studying Animal Care at Barnsley College will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Animal Welfare Officer, Zookeeper, Animal Nutritionist, Veterinary Nurse, Groom/Stable Hand.