This course is aimed at students who wish to progress onto the RCVS veterinary nursing advanced apprenticeship and also those who wish to achieve a stand lone animal nursing qualification.
Students who achieve this Certificate and have also attained Functional Skills at level 2 in English and Mathematics may progress onto the RCVS Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.
Course reference: VNF001
Phone: 01273 892030
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You will need an employer who would like to take you on as an apprentice. If you haven't found a suitable employer, we will be able to assist you in finding employment.
Employed at a veterinary practice for a minimum of 30 hours per week, have been with the practice for a minimum of 2 months before starting the course.
You will also attend college for a minimum number of set hours each week.
You will have ideally have achieved GCSE grades A-E or equivalent. If you have an equivalent qualification, we will also take this into consideration, along with any industry experience you may have.
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Duration: 12-14 months
You’ve got a fantastic animal management unit to discover here at Plumpton where you’ll be able to experience the latest technology and equipment. Each of the different animals requires a certain level of care so you’ll be able to experience managing different environments.
- All types of animal care management
We cater for an extensive range of animals: from amphibians to birds, fish to livestock, mammals to reptiles.
- Extensive farming facilities for you to discover
You’ll be able to develop invaluable practical handling skills at our Plumpton College farm site which manages a huge range of livestock.
- The perfect learning environment for your studies
We’ve got great facilities for you to work in and develop your practical skills no matter what course you’re studying.
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