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Animal Management

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. Visit the Wigfield Farm campus page to get a feel for what its like to study at the Farm and watch our 360 tour using the Wonda app.

  2. We have over 60 species of animals including chickens, cows, donkeys, goats, guinea pigs, llamas, meerkats, pigs, rabbits, sheep and many more.

  3. You will gain work-related experience as well as going on relevant field trips.

  4. You will be involved with our brand-new Rodent Room by regularly changing the enclosures, so the rodents have a great life climbing and relaxing.

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

  6. 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!

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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. See what careers are available in the Animal Management sector.

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