Would you like a career with animals? Are you interested in becoming a Registered Veterinary Nurse?
Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor's Glynllifon Campus is the only centre in North Wales to run the City and Guilds Level 3 course, which is approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, you cannot undertake all the duties of a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse without this qualification.
The course is suitable if you already work on the nursing side in a veterinary practice, or if you are interested in working with animals.
Some of the units covered include:
- Operational requirements of a veterinary practice
- Anatomy and physiology
- Animal welfare, health and husbandry
- Infection control
- Nursing support
- Nursing emergency and critical care
- Supply of medicines
- Diagnostic skills
- Operating theatre practice
Learners must also have a guaranteed work placement in an Approved Training Practice for the duration of the course. You will need a minimum of 1,800 hours practical training with a Training Provider.