Animal Nursing Assistants Certificate

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Animal Nursing Assistants Certificate

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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.

If you are between 16 and 18-year-olds you will be attending the college one day a week, unless you need to study maths or English GCSEs than you will be required to attend an extra day a week.

You will need to work one day a week in a veterinary practice. If you don't need to study maths or English, then you will be working 2 days a week in a veterinary practice, making three days in all study programme.

If you are 19 and over, you would be required to attend the college one day a week and do a veterinary practice minimum of one day a week (part-time).

LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing Find out more
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 industry placement 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 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.

Examples of careers in this industry:
Animal Care Assistant
Veterinary nurse
Pet nutritionist
Pet behaviourist
Veterinary physiotherapist
Pharmaceutical representative

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


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 industry placement 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 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. Examples of careers in this industry: Animal Care Assistant Veterinary nurse Pet nutritionist Pet behaviourist Veterinary physiotherapist Pharmaceutical representative

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - 18 September 2023
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Course Code 10121-DRW-23

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