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Veterinary Nursing - Level 3 Diploma (Employed) at Askham Bryan College

Course description

This course is for those already employed in a veterinary practice who want to train to become a registered veterinary nurse.

Course content

 Units including operational and functional requirements of the working environment, animal anatomy, health and welfare. Effective nursing care including infection control, management and support of medical and surgical patients and professional registration.

The course and its components can provide graduates the opportunity to join the Register of Veterinary Nurses on successful completion of all parts. There are a range of assessments, including assignments, examinations, work based placement and progress log.

Entry requirements

Students must be employed in a Veterinary Practice able to support the training process and meet the entry criteria required to register as a Student Veterinary Nurse with the RCVs, the regulatory* arm of the Veterinary nursing profession. This includes a minimum of 5 GCSEs at C grade including English, Maths and Science or equivalent.

Financial information

Please contact Student enquiries on 01904 772211 or email

Future opportunities

Further Study:

Foundation Degree in Veterinary Nursing.


Completion of this course will enable individuals to become a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse and undertake a full range of nursing duties.

Further information
Telephone: 01904 772277

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 December 2018
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    • Our Scarborough Centre is based on the campusof Scarborough Sixth Form College, working inpartnership with the college we offer Level 1-3Diplomas in Animal Management. Our brandnew purpose built Animal Centre opened in2012 and offers students the chance to study avariety of mammals, reptiles, birds and fish.Students studying at our Scarborough centrehave access to the Sixth Form facilities includinga canteen, social areas and library. The SixthForm is just a stone’s throw away from the sea,offering students the chance to enjoy the coastand its many attractions.Askham Bryan CentreScarborough Sixth Form CollegeSandybed LaneScarboroughYO12 5LFEnquiries: 01904 772 211Centre no: 01723 380 738