If you want to develop your knowledge of Veterinary Support so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you. Veterinary Support Assistants perform a number of duties such as providing support to the Veterinary Practitioner,...
Suitable for: Anyone working in animal care
Suitable for: This qualification is aimed at those who have considerable experience in caring for and working with horses. The course covers all aspects of horse care in some depth and is aimed at those working in a supervisory role.
Suitable for: Learners of any ages, or background, with a keen interest in animal health and welfare.
A work based qualification, online, which requires blocks of study at The NHC-Thurso
VRQ/NVQ LEVEL 2
Candidates will need to achieve Level 1 and 2 to qualify as a Veterinary Nurse.
This course is aimed at those wanting to enhance their knowledge and experience in the care of domestic animal species. Subject areas are related to the various career pathways available in the small animal care industry and include animal grooming, retail and customer care, the pet shop trade and animal health. Learners will gain both practical...
You will be taught using a variety of methods, practical and theoretical, and above all they will be interactive. You will have work experience and be encouraged to share your experiences. The course is taught in modules which link together.
This 2 year course, equivalent to 3 A levels gives you the opportunity to develop specialist, work-related skills in the care and management of animals. You will study animal welfare, health and behaviour with a focus on the under-pinning biological and ecological principles.
Suitable for: This qualification is designed for those who have some previous experience in caring for and working with animals. The course covers all aspects of animal care and is designed for those working under regular supervision.
This National Diploma is normally studied full-time for two years including a period of industrial experience. Course modules include fitness and training, breeding, health, business planning and management, stable skills and equitation. Students are able to make use of the excellent resources available and have an opportunity to take additional...
Further information will be available nearer to September 2010. The focus of the course will be on our own exotic collection and local habitats including both sporting and conservation management of fish. Where possible the course will be practical and involve off-campus activities.
Available for those holding the Level 2 qualification; online with blocks of attendance at The NHC-Thurso.
VRQ/NVQ LEVEL 3
Successful completion of this course offers a full qualification as a Veterinary Nurse.
Animal health and welfare, animal behavioural patterns., the breeding and nursing of animals , the management of farm livestock ,Business management, practical animal husbandry and carrying out an investigative project. Work experience is required. Visits to animal establishments and animal collections.