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Animal Nursing

  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 2 | Vocational

Course overview

This is a one (academic) year programme.

Attendance to all aspects of the study programme is required, typically 3-4 days per week on campus plus an additional day in work placement.

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate for Animal Nursing Assistants you will be required to complete an external assessment linked to Companion Animal Anatomy and Physiology.

You will also be assessed using a range of practical demonstrations and written assignments which assist you to compile a portfolio of evidence.

You must also complete 150 hours of work experience alongside attendance at college to achieve this qualification. This must be within a veterinary setting.

Course highlights

  • Animal Accommodation
  • Feeding and Watering
  • Basic Animal Treatments
  • Anaesthesia and Fluid Therapy
  • Companion Animal Nutrition
  • Control and Restrain Animals
  • Carry out Reception Duties
  • Infection Control
  • Parasitology and Zoonosis

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