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Start Date2 Sept 2024
Course: City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma Veterinary Care AssistantsCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date: 02/09/2024Fees:
- Site location Limavady Main St
- Principles and Practices of Animal Handling and Care in the Veterinary Environment
- Principles and Practices of Assisting with Care in the Veterinary Environment
- Principles and Practices of Administrative Duties in the Veterinary Care Environment.
UK RequirementsNo formal entry requirements but prospective students must secure a placement in a veterinary practice.Preference would be given to applicants who have secured a work placement in a veterinary practice.
ROI RequirementsNo formal entry requirements but prospective students must secure a placement in a veterinary practice. Preference would be given to applicants who have secured a work placement in a veterinary practice.
Over the course of the year, students will work in a veterinary setting, under the supervision of a fully qualified Veterinary Surgeon. Students will need to complete a minimum of 600 hours in a veterinary practice.
Further StudyOn completion of this qualification students could potentially progress into employment or to the following qualifications: • Vetskill Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at NWRC • City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Awards in Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines • Other related Level 3 qualifications
Career ProspectsThese qualifications can help you to progress in your career as a veterinary care assistant.
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