Animal Care: Course Information

The following information will provide guidance to the course equipment and books that may be needed. This will be discussed further during the induction week and the first few weeks of the course.

Equipment Required

  • Animal Care Polo Shirt
  • Steel toe-capped boots (available on registration day at £11.76*)
  • Animal Management hoodie (£13.57*) or fleece (£16.13*)
  • Waterproof jacket (£26.17*)
  • Stationery : A4 lined paper, pens, pencils, lever arch file with dividers

Student Clothing

This is compulsory and is available on Registration Day

To be worn on all practical sessions, visits and trips.

  • School of Animal Care Polo Shirt (£12.72*)
  • Animal Management hoodie (£13.57*) or fleece (£16.13*)

Optional Equipment

  • Wellington boots
  • Overalls
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Laboratory coat

Recommended Reading

Copies of relevant texts will be available in the Learning Resource Centre. You may purchase your own copy if you wish, but it is not essential. Please see your Programme Manager for guidance

We will give you more guidance when you start your course.

Additional Requirements / Information

  • Some visits will require a payment in order to attend the trip.

To order your clothing online from our supplier PVM, please click the below link and use the Uniform Code and Password supplied.


Uniform Code: Animalcare

Password: Animalcare

*All prices are subject to change

TCCG Group Colleges

Bicton College, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BY Telephone: 01395 562300 Email: