To follow a career in Animal Care, our courses will help you develop skills and knowledge in a range of associated subjects such as Animal Health & Welfare, Training, Breeding, Nutrition, Grooming and Business Management.

The college works in partnership with a group of affiliated veterinary practices to deliver the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing, which is approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

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Veterinary nurses

Average salary: £17,909
Experienced salary: £25,376

Animal care services occupations

Average salary: £16,328
Experienced salary: £22,755

Top jobs in sector

  • Veterinary nurses
    What does this career do?

    Veterinary nurses provide assistance to veterinarians in the treatment and care of sick or injured animals.

    What are the entry requirements?

    Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

    How well does it pay?

    Normal pay is around £17,909 per year. That is about £1,492 per month, or £9 per hour.

    New workers generally start around £13,416 per year.
    Highly experienced workers can earn as much as £25,376 per year.

  • Animal care services occupations
    What does this career do?

    Workers in this unit group care for animals held in kennels, stables, zoos and similar establishments, provide specialised training, grooming, clipping and trimming services for animals, and searches for and captures stray or nuisance dogs in public areas and perform a variety of animal care tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 613: Animal Care and Control Services.

    What are the entry requirements?

    Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

    How well does it pay?

    Normal pay is around £16,328 per year. That is about £1,360 per month, or £8 per hour.

    New workers generally start around £12,480 per year.
    Highly experienced workers can earn as much as £22,755 per year.

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