Course overview

 

This qualification is designed for those working in Veterinary practice, in a veterinary care supporting role.

It is intended to provide relevant practical skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable learners to provide a good level of support to the veterinary nurse and veterinary surgeon. Furthermore, it may be used as a stepping stone onto VetSkill’s Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) qualification, subject to additional entry conditions being met.

Qualification number: 603/3568/3
Level: 2
Credits: 24
Guided Learning Hours: 240
Total Qualification Time: 840

Course content

 

How long will it take?

This level 2 certificate offers 24 credits (240 guided learning hours) and will take approximately 12 months to achieve.

On completion of this qualification you will have achieved the following units:

  • Legislation and Safe Working Practices
  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Animal Environment and Accommodation
  • Introduction to Patient Care
  • Introduction to Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Veterinary Care Support

Entry requirements

 

This qualification is designed for those working in veterinary practice, in a veterinary care supporting role.

It is intended to provide relevant practical skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable learners to provide a good level of support to the veterinary nurse and veterinary surgeon. Furthermore, it may be used as a stepping stone onto VetSkill’s Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) qualification, subject to additional entry conditions being met.

Course quals

Portfolio of evidence

Throughout the duration of the qualification, you will compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate practical application of learning in the work place. Assessed by the centre and externally sampled by VetSkill.

What where?

These Centres offer the VetSkill Level 2 Certificate in Veterinary Care Support.

 

centres

Download the Qualification handbook.

 

To find out more on delivering the certificate in Veterinary Care Support, visit our delivering our qualifications page.