Course details

Table with course details
Qualification name Diploma in Veterinary Nursing
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 1st January 2022
Cost description For further information on cost and payment options, please contact the admin team on admin@caw.ac.uk or call 01480 422060.
Attendance pattern Day/Block Release

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Completion of the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing qualification will allow you to apply for professional registration as a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). As the largest provider of veterinary nurse training in the UK, we have a commitment to promoting animal welfare and raising the standards of veterinary nurse care.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades C or above (4-9), including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject. Those students who are employed in a veterinary practice must be at least 16 years of age. Non-employed students must be a minimum of 19 years of age on the 1st of the month in which the course starts. Prior to applying for this programme, please ensure you read the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Disability Guidance on the Recruitment of VN Students.

View the key features of this course.

From assisting veterinary surgeons with the care of animals during treatment and carrying out x-rays and diagnostic tests, through to advising clients on pet care and looking after inpatients in the hospital wards, veterinary nursing involves a wide range of activities and is vital to the running of a successful veterinary practice. Over the course of the qualification you will cover: Anatomy and physiology Professional responsibilities and ethics Infection and immunity Pharmacology Animal handling and restraint Applied animal welfare, health and husbandry Nutrition and feeding Nursing models and care plans Diagnostic imaging and aids Fluid therapy Anaesthesia and analgesia Theatre practice and surgical nursing

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will undertake a variety of assessments including online examinations and assignments/case studies. You will also complete a Nursing Progress Log (NPL) to evidence practical competence. On successful completion of all other assessments you will take the final practical examination (OSCEs).

Table with course venue details
Name LEEDS CENTRE
Address Topcliffe Close
Capitol Park
Tingley
West Yorkshire
WF3 1DR
Find on Google maps
Email admin@caw.ac.uk
Phone 0113 322 8048
Website http://www.caw.ac.uk

Other venues and dates

Venue Start date Options
NORTH LONDON CENTRE 6th September 2021 View course
WIGAN CENTRE 8th September 2021 View course
LEEDS CENTRE 14th April 2021 View course
WIGAN CENTRE 15th April 2021 View course
WIGAN CENTRE 1st January 2022 View course
HUNTINGDON CENTRE 1st September 2021 View course
HUNTINGDON CENTRE 9th September 2021 View course
NORTH LONDON CENTRE 1st January 2022 View course
LEEDS CENTRE 6th September 2021 View course
NORTH LONDON CENTRE 1st January 2022 View course
HUNTINGDON CENTRE 1st January 2022 View course
EDINBURGH CENTRE 1st September 2021 View course
NORTH LONDON CENTRE 14th April 2021 View course
HUNTINGDON CENTRE 12th April 2021 View course

Back to results