Animal Nursing Assistants Certificate

LOCATION
Bicton College
Bicton College
START DATE
12 September 2022
18 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Animal Nursing Assistants Certificate

Our Level 2 Animal Nursing Assistants is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected, with the option to progress to our Level 3 Veterinary Nursing Diploma. This one year course will give you the basic knowledge and skills needed to work as an Animal Nursing Assistant in a veterinary practice.

During the course you will learn the practical skills and the underpinning knowledge for all aspects of work in an assisting role within a veterinary practice, including animal handling and care of in-patients such as feeding and exercising. It will also include client interaction and administrative duties.

LOCATION
Bicton College
Bicton College
START DATE
12 September 2022
18 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

During this one-year course you will learn the practical skills and the underpinning knowledge for all aspects of work in an assisting role within a veterinary practice including animal handling and care, assisting with care and administrative duties in the veterinary environment. You will also undertake at least one day a week work experience in a veterinary practice.

Entry requirements

One GCSE at grade 5 in either English or maths and a further three GCSEs at grade 3 or above. A work experience placement of 1 - 2 days per week in a veterinary practice is also necessary.

Work experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

Progression

Continue your studies with our Veterinary Nursing Diploma Level 3 or go into employment. This course is a helpful step into a career as a veterinary nurse.

Careers in this industry:
Veterinary nurse
Pet nutritionist
Pet behaviourist
Veterinary physiotherapist
Pharmaceutical representative

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


During this one-year course you will learn the practical skills and the underpinning knowledge for all aspects of work in an assisting role within a veterinary practice including animal handling and care, assisting with care and administrative duties in the veterinary environment. You will also undertake at least one day a week work experience in a veterinary practice.

One GCSE at grade 5 in either English or maths and a further three GCSEs at grade 3 or above. A work experience placement of 1 - 2 days per week in a veterinary practice is also necessary.

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

Continue your studies with our Veterinary Nursing Diploma Level 3 or go into employment. This course is a helpful step into a career as a veterinary nurse. Careers in this industry: Veterinary nurse Pet nutritionist Pet behaviourist Veterinary physiotherapist Pharmaceutical representative

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 12 September 2022
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  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 18 September 2023
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 10366-BIC-22, 10366-BIC-23

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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