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The College of Animal Welfare

January 13, 2023
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Careers With Animals Day is back!

That’s right, Careers With Animals Day has returned for another year! Do you want to work with animals or perhaps want some guidance on the different training options in the veterinary and animal industries? Join us on Saturday 4 March … Continue reading

Clinical Coach and SVN

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