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Veterinary Care Assistant Level 2 Diploma

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Oatridge Campus

Content

You will cover an introduction to general animal nursing, anatomy, and assisting with anaesthesia, surgical nursing and radiography. In addition the course includes core skills certification and a work placement in a veterinary practice. It will provide you with the essential practical experience and knowledge you need to ensure you are well prepared for work as an assistant in a veterinary practice as well as for further study.

Placement Information: Two days per week in a vet practice.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 preferably including English, Maths and a science subject. You must have a minimum of 2 weeks' work experience in an animal related environment.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Veterinary Nursing

SCQF Level

5

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals