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Veterinary Nursing Assistants Certificate

This part-time qualification is ideal if you are or would like to work or volunteer in a veterinary environment to gain knowledge and skills and a recognised qualification. You will complete units in; basic animal nursing, parasitology and zoonosis, restraint techniques, anatomy and physiology and reception skills. Within these units you will cover; first aid, health and hygiene, infection control, monitoring and basic nursing skills. This course can help you progress towards a career as a vet nurse or care assistant. No formal qualifications are needed but you must be able to communicate well, both in writing and verbally. You will work in our specialist facilities and be taught by a expert staff experienced in vet nursing.

Please note: prior to enrolment, you must have secured a 10 day work placement in a veterinary practice and have proof of placement. If you have already achieved a Level 1 qualification in Maths and English, the Level 3 course will be a fantastic progression opportunity for you.
If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
CT2ANA1P Paignton Campus 13/09/2019 - 03/07/2020 FRI 09:30:00:0 - 16:30:00:0 36 £1012.00 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“I’ve been a veterinary nurse for 17 years and have managed 2 surgeries, working in Paignton and Bristol as well as in Cape Town, South Africa. I love watching learners grow in confidence, and there’s no greater pleasure than seeing a student develop into an experienced professional with an exciting future ahead of them.”Donna Fowler

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