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Animal Care Apprenticeships Jobs and Courses

Interested in the animal care industry? Get all the training and knowledge you need with an animal care apprenticeship in the UK that combines with animal care courses and on-the-job training.

This sector is for those interested in learning, training and working with animals. The roles that you would learn about are very varied, covering the health, welfare, handling and supervision of creatures large and small. Advanced apprenticeships in this area could involve more specialised aspects within environments like wildlife parks, zoos or as an apprentice veterinary nurse.

And animal care is a big sector in animal-loving Britain. When you add-in everything from boarding kennels to veterinary clinics, grooming parlours to race horse stables and everything in between this is a billion-pound industry comprising an estimated 12,000+ businesses and 100,000+ workers.

To discover the perfect job or training course for you, just search within our extensive listings for school-leavers and college attendees. You can sort by job type or UK region using the search box to the left or start by taking a look at our featured vacancies below. Our list of jobs and opportunities changes regularly as we add new companies and institutions, or as existing partners add new roles and vacancies.

To give you an idea of the sort of animal care apprenticeships and training courses available here is a selection of companies that regularly work with us:

  • Animal conservation in countries worldwide
  • Apprenticeships in racehorse care
  • A wide range of animal care courses from certificates in dog grooming to CQ level diplomas for veterinary care assistants
  • Marine Science traineeships
  • Animal science and veterinary nursing advanced apprenticeships
plus many more

Animal care apprenticeships vacancies at notgoingtouni: regularly updated lists of the latest opportunities from employers and colleges throughout England, Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland.


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If you want to work with horses, there has never been a better time to join the horseracing industry. It has a heritage that spans centuries, and is the second largest spectator sport in the country. Racing…

  • Gap Year
  • Animal
  • Sport and Fitness
  • Horseracing and Equine

At BMC, you wont be one of thousands, you’ll be one of the family   Validated by the University of East Anglia (UEA)   The FdSc Animal Management (Science and Welfare) develops…

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  • Animal
  • Science

At BMC, you wont be one of thousands, you’ll be one of the family   Validated by the University of East Anglia (UEA)   The BSc (Hons) Animal Management (Science and Welfare)…

  • Level 6
  • College Higher Education
  • Alternative Courses/Degrees
  • Animal
  • Science

Based on the stunning island of Kefalonia, we offer 3 meaningful Action Project options with a focus on animal welfare (dog foster home & animal rescue centres), the environment and marine conservation…

  • Gap Year
  • Volunteer
  • Work Experience/Interns
  • Animal
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Voluntary and Charity
  • Academic & Education
  • Outdoor Pursuits
  • Study Abroad

At BMC, you wont be one of thousands, you’ll be one of the family   Validated by the University of East Anglia (UEA)   This BSc (Hons) in Equine Performance Science is designed…

  • Level 6
  • College Higher Education
  • Alternative Courses/Degrees
  • Animal
  • Horseracing and Equine
  • Science

At BMC, you wont be one of thousands, you’ll be one of the family   Validated by the University of East Anglia (UEA)   This Foundation Degree is designed to give students a…

  • Level 6
  • Level 4
  • Level 5
  • College Higher Education
  • Alternative Courses/Degrees
  • Animal
  • Horseracing and Equine
  • Science

The role of a horse riding instructor is definitely demanding, both physically and time wise, but also extremely rewarding and so much fun! We always say, as a horse riding instructor you have two sets…

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  • Gap Year
  • Work Experience/Interns
  • School Leaver
  • Animal
  • Gap Year
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Horseracing and Equine

We offer a wide range of industry-led courses within purpose-built facilities at both our Moreton Morrell and Pershore Colleges - what better places to begin your journey to such a hugely rewarding…

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  • Animal
  • Land Based
  • Midwifery and Nursing
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Zoology incorporates the study of biology, ecology and biodiversity  in order to better help manage and conserve the Earth's fragile ecosystems. The programme aims to provide you will a wide set…

  • Level 6
  • College Higher Education
  • Animal
  • Marine
  • Land Based
  • Countryside Management
  • Norwich remove

This programme aims to provide the student with the fundamentals of equine training, development and management, setting foundations for a successful career. The learner will gain skills, knowledge…

  • Level 5
  • College Higher Education
  • Animal
  • Horseracing and Equine
  • Norwich remove

This Programme is available as a 2 year full-time or 4 year part-time programme and will focus on the conservation industry. It aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and experience…

  • Level 5
  • College Higher Education
  • Animal
  • Agriculture, Horticulture
  • Land Based
  • Countryside Management
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This programme is available as a 2 year full-time programme (part time option may be available) and aims to provide the student with the fundamentals of animal science training, development and management,…

  • Level 5
  • College Higher Education
  • Animal
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We offer fabulous on-site equestrian facilities for students at Moreton Morrell including a new Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation Centre. Moreton Morrell's equine provision includes: Stabling…

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  • Animal
  • Horseracing and Equine
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