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May 26, 2022
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I want to study veterinary nursing, but I’m not employed in a veterinary practice. What are my options?

If you’re not employed in a veterinary practice, your options depend on how much work experience you have in a veterinary practice: I have experience working in a veterinary practice You may be eligible to apply for one of our … Continue reading

Male RVN in practice - careers with animals day

May 26, 2022
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I’m interested in studying the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing – what’s the difference between block and day release?

Our Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing is delivered using two different delivery models: day release and block release. Successful completion of the programme on either model allows you to enter the RCVS Register of VNs, and there is no … Continue reading

VetSkill VN Diploma FAQs

May 26, 2022
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Can I become a veterinary nurse without any GCSEs / formal qualifications?

It is highly unlikely you would be accepted onto a veterinary nursing training programme without any formal qualifications. This is because the role of the veterinary nurse involves a high level of scientific knowledge relating to animal health, regular communication … Continue reading

Resilience for Veterinary Nurses

May 16, 2022
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How to Build Resilience as a Veterinary Nurse

Many of us will experience challenges and adversity throughout our lives – this could be anything from illness, job loss or financial instability. There is also the shared reality of stressful world events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. As challenges … Continue reading

Veterinary Nursing Apprenticeship Standard Now Available

August 10, 2018
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Huge reduction in cost for the new Veterinary Nursing Apprenticeship Standard – Now Available!

Great news – the new Veterinary Nursing Apprenticeship Standard has just been released by the Institute for Apprenticeships! If you are a small employer (you have an annual payroll bill of less than £3 million) you can now train a … Continue reading