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Veterinary Nursing Extended Diploma

Askham Bryan College
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Diploma program
Location: York
Language: English

Program Description

This Veterinary Nursing extended diploma course is for those already employed in a veterinary practice who want to train to become a registered veterinary nurse. As part of the course you will attend college for one day each week.

As part of your job, you will complete a nursing progress log of practical skills developed in your practice work. You will also attend college one day each week for lectures and practical training using our purpose-built veterinary nursing suite. The programme also includes functional skills in English, Maths and ICT and a First Aid qualification.

Please note that a Level 2 qualification from RCVS is no longer available, however if the college receives sufficient demand, it may consider offering the Level 2 National Certificate for Veterinary Care Assistants.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the Veterinary Nursing extended diploma must meet the following entry requirements:

  • evidence of previous study at GCSE level or equivalent is required,
  • references and subject to interview.

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College is one of the UK's foremost land-based colleges and provides education and training at all levels from introductory courses for school leavers right up to honours degrees. The college, previously Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture, was founded in 1948...

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Location & accommodation

York, England


Askham Bryan College completed the development of its £5m student residential accommodation facility in the summer of 2007. The state of the art accommodation includes 189 brand new en-suite rooms. Priority for campus accomodation is given to foreign students and those living further than 20 miles from the college. Please contact the college directly for the latest accomodation fees. These...

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Askham Bryan College

Askham Fields Lane
YO23 3FR York
United Kingdom

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