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The College of Animal Welfare

September 22, 2021
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*New* Dog Groomer Level 2 Apprenticeship launches

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our highly anticipated Dog Groomer Level 2 Apprenticeship, an unmissable opportunity for budding dog groomers to join the industry, and dog groomers to expand their team. Whether you are dreaming of becoming a … Continue reading

How to manage exam stress

September 9, 2021
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10 Ways to Manage Exam Stress

It’s only natural to feel a bit stressed before exams get underway. Whilst for some going through an exam is a breeze – revision comes naturally and it is easy to stay calm – for others: sweaty palms, procrastination and … Continue reading

Careers With Animals Day

August 9, 2021
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Virtual Careers with Animals Day is back this October!

Save the date because, after a successful digital debut in January, virtual Careers with Animals Day is coming back to your screens on Saturday 9th October 2021! This free, online event is ideal for those looking for guidance about career … Continue reading

Tips for juggling family life with veterinary nurse training

July 13, 2021
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5 Tips for Managing Childcare and Veterinary Nurse Training

If you’re a parent and interested in studying veterinary nursing with us, you may already know that due to the work-based nature of the industry, most veterinary nurse training courses require you to work and study full-time. Juggling childcare with … Continue reading

How to Write a Great Statement to Study Veterinary Nursing

June 18, 2021
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How to Write a Great Veterinary Nursing Personal Statement

Writing a veterinary nursing personal statement is a key opportunity for you to demonstrate your enthusiasm and commitment to a course, and show the admissions team what value you can add to their institution.  If you’re applying for a high-demand … Continue reading

Coaching and mentoring qualification

June 15, 2021
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5 Qualities of a Good Clinical Coach

Being a good clinical coach is no easy task. You’ve been recognised for your skills and expertise in the workplace, and now you’ve been tasked with helping student veterinary nurses to succeed by sharing those things. Whether you’re currently a … Continue reading