Hello and welcome to the Animal, Equine and Veterinary Nursing Academy. Here you will find a wide variety of information about our courses here at the stunning Kirkley Hall Campus.
We have an extensive amount of resources, including our own
BIAZA approved and Zoo licenced Zoological Gardens containing over
200 species including lemurs, marmosets, tamarins, wallabies and
Alongside the zoo we also have our equestrian facilities which
include two 60x30m outdoor all weather arenas, a 50x25m indoor
arena a BE X Country Course and so much more!
If it is veterinary nursing you are interested in we also have
our own bespoke teaching rooms including a mock X-ray and surgical
room, as well as access to our animals on the zoo.
Ours students are able to gain fantastic real work experience at
the zoo or at equine shows and the annual Horse Trials or out in a
veterinary practice, all essential for building the vocational
skills and character building essential for employment
We have courses ranging from
Entry Level to Foundation degree and we also have apprenticeships
available in each area, please do click on the links below for more
specific information about each course. We have the right course to
cater for your needs.
We also recommend for further information that you visit our
Kirkley Hall Campus website.
Northumberland College is a member of the National Land Based
College, a UK-wide virtual college championing skills development
and providing a digital hub for land based careers, education and
training. We encourage students to visit the NLBC website and
register with them to receive ongoing skills support throughout
your career. nlbc.uk