The Habitat Centre is our small animal care unit where you will learn about the care and management of a wide range of species including exotic animals such as bearded dragons and snakes. We also have a large animal section where you will learn how to care for larger animals such as calves, pigs, goats and alpacas. Each year students take part in lambing on our working farm, working in shifts to make sure lambs and their mothers are healthy and happy.



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Do you want to take your learning to a higher level with one of our HE courses? Find out more here: Higher Education at Oaklands
C&G Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma... 17/18-DP3AMA1F/1

There are 19 units studied over two years. There is also a work placement unit which is compulsory and takes place over the summer between the first and second years. Read more

Fees POA
Level Full Level 3
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 18/09/2017
Duration 2-Year
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs with 4 points or at Grade C or above or completion of a related Level 2 qualification
Diploma in Landbased Studies 17/18-FLTAMA1F/1

This qualification will provide formal skill recognition, including preparation for work. It will provide a bridge for progression into general vocational and education qualifications.Read more

Fees POA
Level
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 18/09/2017
Duration 1-Year
Foundation Degree Animal Management (F/T) 17/18-UHFDAM1F/1

The Foundation Degree is awarded by the University of Hertfordshire and taught at Oaklands College. UCAS Course code: D300, Institution code: H36, Campus Code: O. Application for the (2 year) full-time course should be through UCAS and through the University of Hertfordshire...Read more

Fees POA
Level Level 4
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 18/09/2017
Duration 2-Year
C&G Level 1 Certfiicate in Landbased Studies... 17/18-FLTACA1F/1

Duration: 1 year The Level 1 Certificate in Land based Studies a specialist practical and vocational qualification.You learn by completing practical assessments, short written tests and written assignments. The course is designed to give you an insight into the practicalities and...Read more

Fees POA
Level Level 1
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 18/09/2017
Duration 1-Year
Entry Requirements: 3 GCSEs with 2 points or at Grade E or above or an entry level qualification
C&G Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care 17/18-DP2ACA1F/1

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of Animal Care and relevant practical skills, in order to gain employment in this sector. Units include: Maintain Animal Health and Welfare, Practical Animal Feeding. Maintain Animal Accommodation and Undertake Work Related...Read more

Fees POA
Level Full Level 2
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 18/09/2017
Duration 1-Year
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs with 3 points or at Grade D or above or completion of a related Level 1 qualification