Veterinary Care Assistants Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for people who are working in a veterinary practice and wish to have a recognised qualification. The course modules cover all aspects of veterinary nursing required at this level including anatomy and physiology, canine and feline husbandry and management, exotic husbandry and management, health and hygiene, first aid, basic nursing skills, reception skills, finance and administration.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through creating a portfolio of assessments and case studies both at College and your workplace.

Progression Options

Having successfully completed this course, with distinction in all units, learners can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. On successful completion learners will be a registered veterinary nurse. In order to progress to veterinary nursing learners must be employed within an RCVS Training Practice. Learners may choose to continue to work within their practice and use the knowledge they have gained.

Course Summary

Course Title Veterinary Care Assistants Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

Course entry is subject to an initial assessment in English and Maths in
order to determine the appropriate level of study, and a successful interview is
required. If you wish to start the course, you need employment in a veterinary
practice (not necessarily paid). This does not have to be an RCVS registered
training practice.

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

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