Level 3 Veterinary Nursing Apprenticeship at ProCo NW Ltd
This apprenticeship aims to enable young people to develop specific skills in the nursing care of animals and apply them to practical situations in the veterinary environment.
The Veterinary Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship follows an approved framework of training at level 3 and level 4 that will meet the different needs of both small and large animal veterinary practices.
- Understanding the operational requirements of a veterinary practice
- Comparative functional anatomy for veterinary nursing practice
- Professional relationships and communciation for veterinary nursing practice
- Applied animal welfare, health and husbandry for veterinary nurses
- Infection control in veterinary practice
- Essentials of practical nursing care for hospitalised animals
- Supporting the supply of veterinary medicines
- Veterinary nursing suport of diagnostic imaging
- Veterinary nursing support of laboratory diagnostics
- Supporting veterinary operating theatre practice
- Understanding the essentials of veterinary nursing care for hospitalised animals
- Principles of supporting veterinary anaesthesia
- Preparing professional registration
- Practical veterinary nursing support of small animal patients
- Employed at a veterinary training practice
- 5 GCSE grade C or above in maths, English and science or equivalent
- External and internal examinations
- Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
- Completion of a Nursing Progress Log (NPL)
Higher Education Diploma Clincial Veterinary Nursing leading to RCVS Diploma Advanced Nursing leading to BSc (Hons) Clinical Veterinary Nursing.
Potential careers, after completing this qualification, include:
- Working within a veterinary clinic/hospital
- Nursing abroad
- Practice manager
- Theatre nurse
- Laboratory technician
- Pharmacological or nutrition representative
Senior Veterinary Nurses can earn up to £25,000 a year.
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.