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Introduction to Animal Nursing Science at Newton Rigg College

Course description

This one year Level 3 course will give you the opportunity to develop your animal handling skills, knowledge and understanding of animal health, care and nursing, while building on the animal based science skills which will help support any future progression to more formal and specialised veterinary nursing pathways.

Course content

Course Themes:

• Animal health • Fundamentals of science • Anatomy and physiology • Animal biology • Animal nursing • Animal handling and safe working • Accommodation and feeding • Welfare and breed development • English and maths provision where applicable

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have 5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English, Maths and Science or equivalent.

Financial information

For financial information please contact 01768 893400 or email

Future opportunities

Further Study:

Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.


Animal sanctuaries, Animal charities, Welfare


Further information
Telephone: 01768 893400


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newton Rigg College directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2015
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