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Zoo Keeper for a Day - 2017:18

Location:  Merrist Wood College
Course Code:  OC02CD0B026P
Year:  2017:18
Duration: 1 Day
Attendance: 10.00 - 16.00
FT/PT: Part-Time
Tuition Fees: £ 45
16/07/2018Places Available
17/07/2018Places Available
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Content / Overview 

A fun activity day for children aged 8 - 12 years (run in school holidays only) including working with a huge variety of animals including rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, reptiles and birds to name but a few. Throughout the day we will work with our small animals, birds, reptiles and finally farm; feeding and watering, cleaning out enclosures, learning how to safely handle the animals. This day is perfect for children who want a chance to work with as many animals as possible.

Why Study Here 

Merrist Wood has a brand new exciting Animal Management Centre housing a wide range of animal species. Courses are taught by expert staff who are dedicated Animal Management tutors.

Suitable For 

Suitable for children aged 8-12 years (run during school holidays only).

Application Method 

Apply direct – no interview necessary

Entry Requirements 


Delivery Method 

Fun practical instruction and hands on activities.



Additional Information 

Please bring a packed lunch and suitable clothing and footwear for the weather. Sun cream and hats must also be brought and applied.

All students aged 19 years or over on 1 September in the first year of their course are expected to pay tuition, registration, exam fees and all other course related costs. Some assistance with these costs may be available depending on your circumstances and the latest government funding position.

There are normally no tuition, registration or examination fees to pay if you are aged 16-18 on 1 September in the first year of your course and are a British or European Union resident. This does not apply to HNCs/Ds, Foundation Degrees, Degrees or courses that do not attract government (identified as 'no fee remission available on this course').


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