Aberdeen Campus, Oatridge Campus
This course is designed to support veterinary nurses for professional registration. Successful completion of this course and the appropriate training time in an approved Veterinary Practice, along with success in the external exams, will allow candidates to apply for registration as a Veterinary Nurse within the RCVS.
A range of topics will be covered during the course including anatomy and physiology, infection control, practical veterinary nursing care, diagnostics, supply of veterinary medicines, nursing support of small animals, anaesthesia and professional conduct in preparation for registration. You will develop your practical nursing skills while in placement and during practical sessions on site.
The course at Oatridge campus is 3 years and employed students can attend on block release.
The course at Aberdeen campus is 2 years.
Higher Maths or a science subject preferred plus 5 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and a science subject. Two weeks work experience in a veterinary practice.
2 - 3 years