Taking on the role of a veterinary nurse is challenging yet rewarding, and will equip you with the relevant skills and expertise to further a compassionate and caring career. Qualifying in this course will give you the confidence to treat a variety of animals. A veterinary nurse is often vital to the successful day to day operations of a veterinary service. You will have a sense of purpose in this role and you will be able to develop long-lasting partnerships with your team.
The course will familiarise you with the responsibilities of a veterinary nurse. Key topics such as working in a veterinary hospital, a day in a veterinarian’s life, protection in veterinary care, basic animal first aid and specific health problems in domestic pets will be discussed. The course was approved under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means we have undergone an external quality review to ensure that the company and the courses it provides meet specified quality standards.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
- Learning Outcomes
- Access Duration
- Who is this course for?
- Entry Requirements
- Method of Assessment
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- Progression and Career Path
- Gain a clear understanding of your role and responsibilities as a veterinary nurse.
- Learn to help out with surgical procedures.
- Have good communication skills and work as part of a team.
- Learn to take blood and urine samples.
- Learn to make the veterinary team successful at what it does.
The course will be delivered directly to you, and from the date you joined the course you have 12 months of access to the online learning platform. The course is self-paced, and you can complete it in stages at any time.
- Aspiring veterinary nurses
- Vet assistants
- Learners should be over the age of 16
- Have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy
In order to complete the course ‘Certificate in Veterinary Nurse Training at QLS Level 3’ successfully, learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Veterinary Nurse Training at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.
The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.
The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.
Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.
Once you successfully complete the ‘Certificate in Veterinary Nurse Training at QLS Level 3’ course, you will gain a qualification that will prove your skills and expertise in the subject matter. With this qualification you can further expand your knowledge by studying related courses on this subject, or you can go onto get a promotion or salary increment. You have the chance of landing a great job such as given below:
- Veterinary Nurse
|Meet Your Tutor|
|1: Working in Veterinary Facilities|
|Working in Veterinary Facilities Slides|
|Working in Veterinary Facilities – File download|
|Mentor Series Introduction: Brad O’Hagan Video|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – How did you get into the Animal Health Sector?|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – How did you get into the pharmaceutical part of the animal industry?|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – Considering a role in the animal pharmaceutical industry|
|Working in Veterinary Facilities Test|
|2: A Day In The Life Of A Veterinarian|
|A Day In The Life Of A Veterinarian Slides|
|A Day In The Life Of A Veterinarian – File download|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – What is a typical day like in the life of a veterinarian?|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – What would you tell someone considering a career in this industry?|
|Mentor Series – Brad O’Hagan – What different types of careers are available in animal health care?|
|3: Administration Services for the Veterinary Service|
|Administration Services for the Veterinary Service Slides|
|Administration Services for the Veterinary Service – File download|
|Mentor Series – Brad O’Hagan – What are the most important soft skills in animal health care?|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – Is customer service important in animal health care?|
|Administration Services for the Veterinary Service Test|
|4: Safety in Veterinary Services|
|Safety in the Veterinary Service Slides|
|Safety in Veterinary Service – File download|
|Safety in the Veterinary Services Test|
|5: Basic First Aid for Animals|
|Basic First Aid for Animals Slides|
|Basic First Aid for Animals – File download|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – Recommended certain brands of medication when in practice|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – Recent improvements in the animal pharmaceutical industry|
|Basic First Aid for Animals Test|
|6: Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets|
|Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets Slides|
|Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets – File download|
|Mentor Series: Brad O’Hagan – What tips do you have for pet owners when medicating their pets?|
|Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets Test|