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Veterinary Care Assistant (City and Guilds) Level 2 Diploma

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Off Campus

Content

The Level 2 Diploma Veterinary Care Assistant leads to a nationally recognised City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma, takes one year and will provide you with an introduction to the principles of animal nursing and care.

In this course you will cover: an introduction to general animal nursing; anatomy; assisting with anaesthesia; surgical nursing; radiograph.

In addition the course includes core skills certification and a work placement in a veterinary practice for two days a week.

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.

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