Find your ideal course in Veterinary Nursing


Come and discover our great range of short courses at Plumpton that will enhance your current practical skills and develop your knowledge within the veterinary practice. If you’ve decided that this is a career choice for you and you’re currently at college, we also have a great foundation degree in veterinary nursing that will enable you to discover a wealth of practical skills and knowledge.

Want a career in Dog Grooming?

White dog being after a groom

You will work with a range of dog breeds learning breed and cross breed styling and finishing, coat types.

Your course could include:

  • Health and safety, legislation and codes of practice for the dog grooming industry
  • Styling and finishing a dog
  • Health checking and handling a dog in a dog grooming environment
  • Customer service and record keeping in a dog grooming environment

The Dog Grooming students have been highly successful this year bringing home a wide array of rossettes from various different grooming competitions. The students competed in The English Groomers Challenge, with one student bringing home 1st place for Best Handling Skills and another bringing home 3rd prize for her hand-strip.

14-16 Courses

    16+ Courses

    University Courses

    Part Time Courses



    • You’ll be able to develop invaluable practical skills at our excellent Animal Management and Dog Grooming Units at Plumpton.
    • With extensive access to domestic, exotic and small animals, you’ll also spend time working at our equine department too.
    • Our Clinical Veterinary Nursing Training Suite will give you experience of working with the latest technological equipment to extend your clinical skills.

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