City & Guilds Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistants Level 2
In a nutshell
This course will give you the opportunity to gain practical competency based on an underpinning knowledge of veterinary nursing practice. This will enable you to further your career in providing nursing care for sick and injured animals.
This course is for...
This course is ideal if you are already employed or volunteering in a small animal veterinary practice and are ready to train as a veterinary care assistant.
Experts from the field of veterinary nursing and animal care will deliver lectures and you will take part in discussion forums and group work
This qualification is ideal for learners who want to become veterinary nurses but are not yet ready to begin the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.
You’ll need to be able to demonstrate knowledge of why you want to work with animals and the enthusiasm to achieve in the industry. Full commitment to attendance is required. Respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation are the essential qualities we expect to see in all our learners.
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language OR an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area, to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language grade.
If you don’t have GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language then you will have to study towards level 2 Application of Number and/or Communication.
Upon completion, you’ll achieve the City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistants
You’ll attend college for one day a week and work in a practice for a minimum of three days a week (or a minimum of 600 hours) for the duration of the course.
You’ll be assessed via a progress log, projects, presentations and written and practical examinations.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
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