The Veterinary Nursing Assistant qualification aims to prepare and support students for a career within a Veterinary Practice. It provides a progression opportunity* onto the L3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.
The course will be taught by experienced Qualified Veterinary Nurses in the context of small animals (dogs, cats, rabbits, gerbils, hamsters and other small mammals and may include reptiles, birds, turtles and tortoises).
Topics covered will include anatomy and physiology, animal health, reception duties, health & safety, infection control, animal handling and assisting with animal care.
The course will be delivered through a blend of the following:
Lectures, to cover the theory
Practical experience in a realistic working environment with a range of animals in purpose-built facilities on the Glynllifon Campus
Work placement and training with a designated clinical coach as an employed student Veterinary Nurse on a day release basis within a training practice