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Veterinary Care Assistants (Level 2 Diploma)

City and Guilds

Course Overview

This qualification is designed for learners providing care to animals in a Veterinary Care environment under the direction of a Veterinary Surgeon. On successful completion of the course, learners could potentially progress to the Vetskill Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) at NWRC.
  • Start Date
    4 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    33 Weeks
  • Campus

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma for Veterinary Care Assistants
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 04/09/2024

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Students must currently be employed within a suitable Veterinary Care environment.

Additional Information

Do you really enjoy working with animals but lack a formal qualification in veterinary care? This part-time course is designed for individuals currently employed by a Veterinary Practice and enables them to develop the knowledge and skills required by a Veterinary Care Assistant.


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