Animal and Land-based

Outline

If you’re looking for a career in the animal care or land-based sectors, Canterbury College has a qualification for you.

Students study in our Animal Centre, environmental lab, which caters for a range of environmental science and land-based activities, and a fully equipped veterinary nursing studio.

Careers

You can progress into: 

  • Environmental Scientist
  • Farming & Agriculture
  • Animal Behaviorist
  • Animal Trainer
  • Veterinary Nurse
Real-life experience

Our industry-expert tutors will underpin theoretical learning by providing a hands-on approach to studying. Students take advantage of our extensive links with local organisations through work experience, placements and trips.


Career Prospects

Veterinarians

Annual pay
£44,200
Workforce change
11%
Hours/week
42
Replacement
32%

The workforce is projected to expand by 11% over the period to 2024, adding 2,515 jobs. In the same period, 32% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 7,445 job openings.

Role description

Veterinarians diagnose and treat animal injuries, diseases and disorders, and advise on preventative action. They may work in practices, specialising according to their location in either a rural or urban area, or in the public sector or associated industries such as pharmaceuticals, food production or drug regulation.

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