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Certificate for Animal Nursing Assistants at Grimsby Institute

Course description

You must be aged 17 or over for this course. Topics included in this qualification include:

  • Delivering basic animal treatments
  • animal nutrition
  • the principles of infection control
  • animal anatomy and physiology.

Learners will undertake work experience in an approved Vet Training Practice.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process.

The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.

Entry Level 3 Programmes

No formal entry qualifications but subject to approval from the Foundation Learning Assessment Team.
 

Level 1 Programmes

GCSEs grade E to G or equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates.
 

Level 2 Programmes

Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 1 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at Level 1.
 

Level 3 Programmes

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 2 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at level 2.

Future opportunities

Once you have completed Level 3 you could progress on to Higher Education with us and study for a HNC or HND in Animal Management at University Centre Grimsby. 

These courses, which require 120 UCAS points for entry, are perfect for anyone thinking of entering the industry at Supervisory or Management level.

If you wanted to take your education even further you could think about becoming an Animal Behaviourist, Trainer or even specialise in Animal Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimsby Institute directly.

Last updated date: 10 May 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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