Is it for me?

You will need to have empathy and excellent communication skills. You will also need to have good time management and observation skills, be highly adaptable and be able to work well in a team.

Our facilities

You'll study these subjects full-time at Hartlepool Sixth Form College and transport will be provided to give you the opportunity to visit Kirkley Hall. Here you will have access to over 200 species of animals, an on-site working farms, farming machinary and equipment, as well as dog grooming parlours.

Career ready

We work with the following employers to help you gain real work skills: Falconry Days, LK9, K9 Camp and Tail Wags Limited, Edinburgh Zoo, Great North Museum.

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