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Veterinary Care Assistant Level 2 Diploma

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Off Campus

Content

You'll cover general animal nursing, anaesthesia, surgical nursing, radiography and anatomy. 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`re well prepared for work as an assistant in a veterinary practice as well as for further study.

Animal Handling and Care in the Veterinary Environment; Assisting with Care in the Veterinary Environment; Administrative Duties in the Veterinary Care Environment; Microbiology for Healthcare Workers; Communication; IT; Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 preferably including English, Maths and a science subject. Applicants must be employed in a veterinary practice.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

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