Veterinary Nursing Level 3 Diploma at Northumberland College
This qualification is for learners who work or want to work as veterinary nurses in the Veterinary Nursing sector. It is designed to support the preparation of veterinary nurses for professional registration on the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Register of Veterinary Nurses. The qualification is mandatory for those seeking entry to the RCVS Register to be in possession of an approved qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing falls into this category.
You will study exciting and developmental units including: Examples: Understanding the Operational Requirements of a Veterinary Practice Comparative Functional Anatomy for a Veterinary Nursing Practice Infection Control in a Veterinary Practice Supporting the Supply of Veterinary Medicines Veterinary Nursing Support for Laboratory Diagnostics Principles of Supporting Veterinary Anaesthesia Principles of Veterinary Nursing Support for Small Animal Patients Principles of Peri-operative Veterinary Nursing Support for Horses (Equine route) You will learn, develop and practise the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in the Veterinary Nursing sector. The qualification can be done in the context of small animals or equine.
Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including: Holistic assessment includes : MCQ, Assignments, Centre Devised Examinations, Nursing Progression Log (NPL) electronic portfolio and OSCE practical examinations
After completing the course: You can progress directly into employment within the Veterinary Nursing Sector. You could also progress onto other higher level qualifications within the sector: RCVS Veterinary Nursing
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.