This apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who wants to work as a Veterinary Nurse.
Veterinary nursing is the supportive care of animals receiving treatment within a veterinary practice. A veterinary nurse works as a member of the veterinary team, providing expert nursing care for sick animals. Veterinary nurses also play a significant role in educating owners on maintaining the health of their pets. They carry out technical work and are skilled in undertaking a range of diagnostic tests, medical treatments and minor surgical procedures, under veterinary direction.
In order to be accepted onto the apprenticeship programme, apprentices must already hold the statutory requirement – 5 GCSEs to include Maths, English and Science of grade C/4 and above or equivalent.