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Overview

If you love animals, can take the bad with the good and want to ensure the betterment of their overall health, the Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant – Level 3 Certification is the perfect course for you. Working in veterinary will see happy moments and sad moments, and you will learn how to deal with both. It is part of the job at hand. If you have a compassion for animals and want to see them in good health, the course will give you the appropriate skills and knowledge of how to work as a veterinary care assistant.

The course covers key topics such as introduction to veterinary care assistant, acquiring the necessary skills, learning about equipment and personal presentation.

The Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant – Level 3 Certification will educate individuals on how to make emotionally challenging decisions, how to cope with taxing situations and how to deal with emergencies all the while keeping the animal’s best interest at heart. If you want to enjoy a career in veterinary care, this course will enable you to acquire the required skills and competency to work in this field.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Study 365 has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Study 365 to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why consider learning at Study 365?

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand veterinary terminology and how to apply it in your employment.
  • Learn practical skills on how to handle cats, dogs and small mammals.
  • Learn how to recognise animals in pain.
  • Learn the basic anatomy and physiology of animals.
  • Learn how to monitor pets that are admitted to veterinary care, take vital signs, and maintaining records.
  • Learn about health and safety regulations when practicing as part of a veterinary team.
  • Learn how to feed animals who are healthy or sick.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Individuals who want to explore career opportunities in veterinary service
  • Individuals who are animal lovers or in regular contact with animals, those working in shelters and as volunteers
  • Veterinary Technicians
  • Anyone with a deep interest in animal care and veterinary care

Entry Requirement

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, £79 is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 04 installments when you are submitting your assessments.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04921

Accredited Body

Accredited body (Accreditation) ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully completed the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant you can have a career in animal care or veterinary care. If you are interested in working in animal shelters, working in animal training or volunteering with foster animals, this qualification will give you a starting point to further your career path. Animal care workers who are in pursuit of a promotion will also find this course highly useful. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • Veterinary Assistant  – (average UK yearly salary: £15,686)
  • Veterinary Nurse – (average UK yearly salary: £18,560)
  • Animal Care Technician
  • Animal Caretaker –(average UK yearly salary: £14,995)
  • Pet Care Attendant

Others jobs you can get

  • Pet Specialist
  • Pet Attendant
  • Pet Groomer
  • Dog Walker
  • Pet Care Assistant

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

1: An introduction to veterinary care assistant
An introduction to veterinary care assistant 00:00:00
2: Acquiring skills in veterinary care assistant
Acquiring skills in veterinary care assistant 00:00:00
3: Personal presentation
Personal presentation 00:00:00
4: Veterinary terminology
Veterinary terminology 00:00:00
5: Equipment applied in veterinary care assistant
Equipment applied in veterinary care assistant 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission I – Veterinary Care Assistant Level 3 00:00:00
6: Basics in handling animals
Basics in handling animals 00:00:00
7: Understanding animal psychology
Understanding animal psychology 00:00:00
8: Handling animals in stress and pain
Handling animals in stress and pain 00:00:00
9: Animal handling advanced
Animal handling advanced 00:00:00
10: How to handle animals during examinations and procedures
How to handle animals during examinations and procedures 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission II – Veterinary Care Assistant Level 3 00:00:00
11: Veterinary protocols
Veterinary protocols 00:00:00
12: Sterilizing equipment, and disease control
Sterilizing equipment, and disease control 00:00:00
13: How to care for animals in-house
How to care for animals in-house 00:00:00
14: Practices to feed animals
Practices to feed animals 00:00:00
15: Anatomy of animals
Anatomy of animals 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission III – Veterinary Care Assistant Level 3 00:00:00
16: Understanding animal psychology
Understanding animal psychology 00:00:00
17: What is the normal reference range?
What is the normal reference range? 00:00:00
18: Tackling end of life and euthanasia
Tackling end of life and euthanasia 00:00:00
19: Handling animal emergencies
Handling animal emergencies 00:00:00
20: First aid and animals
First aid and animals 00:00:00
21: Animal health and safety
Animal health and safety 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission IV – Veterinary Care Assistant Level 3 00:00:00

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    The information on this course was very enlightening. Thank you study 365 for this amazing learning experience.

  2. Highly Recommended

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    I studied the Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant at Study 365. The course was insightful with an expert instructor who delivered the training on point. It was packed with practical and hands-on information that I believe I will be able to use in my career as a veterinary care assistant. Highly recommended to pet carers and animal lovers.


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