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If you are passionate about starting a career in the animal industries, Lackham is the place to be. With brand new, unrivalled resources and a wealth of teaching expertise, your learning will practical, immersive and prepare you to achieve your ambitions.

Part of a £9million investment into the campus has transformed the facilities we use to teach our popular animal courses.

Our wide range of domestic and exotic animals are now housed in new, zoo-level enclosures, giving our students industry experience and cutting-edge practical learning as standard. The new Animal Resource Centre is home to an incredible range of exotic and domestic animals, from rabbits and guinea pigs to wallabies, racoons, tarantulas, marmosets, a huge variety of birds, reptiles, aquatics and many more. It also includes a Blue Cross Rehoming Centre, a dog grooming parlour and a zoological garden. Your classroom learning will be enriched and consolidated with regular practical activities and routine duties in the animal centre, allowing you to put theory into practice and build your confidence.

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Meet your lecturer
Ollie Ellis, Lecturer in Animal Management,

Ollie completed his Level 3 Animal Management National Diploma at Herefordshire and Ludlow College, followed by a Batchelor's degree in Animal Biology at the University of Worcester. He has spent a considerable amount of time working in New York and Virginia in the USA as an Animal Centre supervisor and wildlife and animal science educator. Ollie has an interested in Cheetah and has spent some of his time working on a carnivore research programme in Namibia focusing on Cheetah and Leopard.

Our Facilities:

Animal Resource Centre

Our new Animal Resource Centre features zoo-standard enclosures for a wide range of animals, creating a real industry environment for practical learning.

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Zoological Gardens

Our dedicated zoological garden is home to a wide variety of exotic animal and plant species.

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