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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…

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  • Horseracing and Equine

Make a real impact volunteering in Kenya Are you looking to do something meaningful with your gap year, or gain some valuable real-world experience before starting your career?  Volunteer from…

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Make a real impact volunteering in Costa Rica Are you looking to do something meaningful with your gap year, or gain some valuable real-world experience before starting your career?  Volunteer…

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Make a real impact volunteering in Ecuador Are you looking to do something meaningful with your gap year, or gain some valuable real-world experience before starting your career?  Volunteer…

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Employer - Worcestershire Animal Rescue This is an exciting opportunity within an independent animal rescue charity, to become part of a small, dedicated team, working together to rescue and re-home…

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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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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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Visit South Africa, a Rainbow Nation that combines sophisticated modern culture with an ancient landscape that is simply breathtaking. South Africa has evolved over thousands of years to become the biologically…

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At first glance, Corcovado National Park on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula is a mere pin prick on the world map, covering a measly 0.03% of the world’s landmass. This makes it even more astonishing…

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Travel with us to the ancient Kingdoms of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam in Southeast Asia, famously popular destinations for gap year travellers and it isn't hard to see why.  The countries…

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  • Marine
  • Teaching
  • Travel and Tourism
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The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences. Fiji's…

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Do you want to make a difference volunteering overseas? A Raleigh Expedition is a unique overseas volunteer progamme for 17 to 24 year olds. An Expedition is an amazing adventure full of new experiences,…

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  • Animal
  • Travel and Tourism
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If you would like to go on a Frontier project and are ready to organise a group of friends to go with you, our Group Leaders Program could be perfect for you. As a group leader, you could earn your placement…

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  • Sociology

Employer: Gipsy Hall Farms We are seeking to appoint an apprentice who has or wants to gain experience in sheep, beef and arable farming. Feeding and watering animals Checking and movement of…

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We are currently recruiting for a Digital Marketing Apprentice to assist in delivering the digital marketing strategy of the Vet Group through the next phase of exciting growth. The role of Digital…

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  • Sales and Marketing
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Employer: Poochie Play CentreLocation: DerbyWage: £0.00 Per WeekHours: 16.00 Per WeekVacancy DescriptionTrainee would support permanent staff with the care of Dogs that are boarded at the centre andor…

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Have you considered taking part on one of our volunteering or adventure placements but don't have all the money right now? During January and February, Frontier is offering the opportunity to reserve…

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  • Marine
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Fiji Shark Conservation

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Globally, and within Fiji, data is deficient for many shark species, which provides a barrier to effective management. Frontier’s research is based around the island of Beqa, recognised as a critical…

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Journey to Peru, where you will stay close to the beach in the coastal region of the Pimental District, near to the town of Chiclayo. During your participation in the program, you will partake in the daily…

  • Gap Year
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  • Work Experience/Interns
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  • Marine
  • Travel and Tourism
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Volunteers on our Himalayan Mountain Conservation in Nepal placement will work with a national conservation organisation, Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) in the stunning Annapurna…

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  • Animal
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