Veterinary Support Assistant

Being a Veterinary Support Assistant is a very rewarding and fulfilling career for anyone who loves animals. Our online course has been developed for learners with an interest in veterinary nursing or becoming a veterinary nurse assistant.

The ability to properly care for, treat and diagnose a variety of ailments is vital in any veterinary based career. This qualification aims to teach the fundamental knowledge for veterinary support assistants looking to gain more qualifications in the veterinary industry.

This course is of benefit to anyone with an interest in animal health, working with animals, or wondering if a career in the veterinary environment is right for them

On this course you will:

  • Gain the knowledge needed to work as a support assistant in a Veterinary Practice
  • Learn to assist with everyday handling and care of animals that require treatment by a vet
  • Gain an understanding of the different roles within a veterinary practice and the legalities involved; before diving headfirst into the fascinating world of the anatomy and physiology of cats and dogs.
  • Be taught vital health and safety and how to keep the animals in your care safe and settled
  • Also, learn the basics of veterinary pharmacy, a complex and mentally stimulating unit that will teach you a variety of vital data and knowledge.

“Enjoyed studying the course. Hope this will help me secure a position working with animals. ”

N. Mclaughlin

“The feedback that I was given from my tutor was more than helpful, i have now also been looking for part time/weekend work in a veterinary clinic .”


“My tutor was great - always on hand to help. The course was educational and assisted me in getting a part time position in a local vets. ”


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