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Veterinary Nursing Level 3 Diploma

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Oatridge Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths or a science subject preferred plus 5 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and a science subject.

You must be employed in a training practice.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (block release)

Course Length

3 years

Department

Veterinary Nursing

SCQF Level

6

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