Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
25/09/20201 Year2Full-TimeKirkley Hall CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This qualification is for students who are working or volunteering in a veterinary environment or wish to gain experience in a veterinary environment.

You may or may not have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised. The course can be used as a stepping stone, if you are requiring a pathway into veterinary nursing for professional registration to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Register of Veterinary Nurses.

Applicants are required to have achieved GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above in maths, English and science (or equivalent).

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including: MCQ, assignments, short examinations, practical observations.

1 day per week in college and practical education in a Veterinary Practice for 3 days per week.

The course can be used as a stepping stone award, if you are requiring a pathway into veterinary nursing for professional registration to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Register of Veterinary Nurses.

This qualification demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed, or will develop such as: animal handling and care in a veterinary environment, assisting with care in a veterinary environment, administrative duties in a veterinary environment. You will learn on the job in the work environment, as well as during your college attendance of 1 day per week.

You will learn, develop and practise the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in the Veterinary Industry.

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