If you are interested in a career in animal care, environmental science or nature, Paignton Zoo offers unique and valuable opportunities.
Together with the colleges below you are bound to find a course to suit your needs.
Established in 1996, Bridgwater College is situated within Paignton Zoo itself.
Offering courses in Animal Care and Animal Management, the centre has a friendly atmosphere and comprises an array of facilities including an IT suite, common room, mammal and reptile rooms and a library.
All students have access to the zoo grounds and specialist library resources. There are also opportunities for some students to work alongside Zoo keepers as part of the industry experience module.
For more details on available courses and how to apply visit www.bridgwater.ac.uk
South Devon College
Situated in the heart of Paignton Zoo, the South Devon College classroom forms part of the Discovery Centre.
Focussing on inquiry-based learning, South Devon College offers BTEC Level 3 Animal Management and Foundation Degree Animal Science. Students attend lessons at Paignton Zoo taught by South Devon College staff.
Students on the course benefit from the purpose-made facilities in the classroom and the grounds of the Zoo. The South Devon College campus (situated just 2 miles away) is where they are able to access support and additional resources.
For more details on available courses and how to apply visit www.southdevon.ac.uk
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