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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.
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 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...