Animal Studies, Wildlife & Conservation

Animal Studies qualifications in Wildlife Rehabilitation Studies, Sustainable Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity Management, African Wildlife Management, Zoology, and Marine Biology and Ocean Conservation Studies. These Awards and Diploma qualifications are available at Level 3.

Who are these Animal Studies, Wildlife and Conservation qualifications for?

These qualifications have been designed and developed in partnership with Animal Courses Direct & Animal Jobs Direct, part of the Learndirect group. These qualifications are available exclusively through these providers. Courses comprise of online learning and assessment, alongside practical placements (subject to availability). The Level 3 Award-sized qualifications in a variety of Animal Studies subjects can enhance a learner’s job prospects and provide the underpinning knowledge for a successful career in the animal care sector. The Level 3 Diploma-sized qualifications in British Wildlife Rehabilitation Studies, Sustainable Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity Management, African Wildlife Management, Zoology, and Marine Biology and Ocean Conservation Studies are substantial qualifications which provide learners with the underpinning knowledge for a successful career in a range of wildlife, biodiversity and conservation roles.

About these Qualifications

Learners enrolled on these qualifications are eligible to apply for fellowship of the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Each individual qualification is detailed below:

GA Level 3 Award in Aquatic Species Studies
  • Ref: 603/7699/5
  • GLH: 70
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Bird Species Studies
  • Ref: 603/7700/8
  • GLH: 75
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Carnivore Studies: Big Cats
  • Ref: 603/7701/X
  • GLH: 70
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies
  • Ref: 603/7703/3
  • GLH: 80
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Farm Animal Studies
  • Ref: 603/7708/2
  • GLH: 80
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Primate Studies
  • Ref: 603/7710/0
  • GLH: 70
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies
  • Ref: 603/7711/2
  • GLH: 80
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Zoo Animal Nutrition
  • Ref: 603/7723/9
  • GLH: 100
  • TQT: 120
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies
  • Ref: 610/0139/9
  • GLH: 80
  • TQT: 100
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Diploma in British Wildlife Rehabilitation Studies
  • Ref: 610/0047/2
  • GLH: 290
  • TQT: 380
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Diploma in Sustainable Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity Management
  • Ref: 610/0048/3
  • GLH: 300
  • TQT: 400
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Diploma in African Wildlife Management
  • Ref: 610/0056/2
  • GLH: 275
  • TQT: 375
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Diploma in Zoology
  • Ref: 610/0055/1
  • GLH: 260
  • TQT: 370
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence
GA Level 3 Diploma in Marine Biology and Ocean Conservation Studies
  • Ref: 610/0262/8
  • GLH: 280
  • TQT: 380
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Method of Assessment: Portfolio of evidence

Qualification Specifications and Useful Information

These qualifications are delivered in partnership with Animal Courses Direct. Please contact GA directly if you are interested in delivering these qualifications.

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