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Veterinary Nursing Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Course Overview

This course is for those people who want to start a career as a small animal Veterinary Nurse and who have a vocational and academic interest in all aspects of animal health and welfare. Learners will develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the veterinary nursing sector. The course also prepares veterinary nurses for professional registration with the RCVS.

What are the entry requirements?

  • 5 GCSE’s graded 4 and above, (must include English, Maths and a Science)
  • Must be currently employed in a working Veterinary Practice

How will I learn?

Assessment in the workplace plus college day release with exams

What can I do after this course?

Apprentices looking to progress in their employment from the Advanced Apprenticeship may be able to find supervisory or managerial positions such as Head Veterinary Nurse. Other options include specialising further or taking positions in other areas of the animal care industry such as animal welfare or training.

Are there any additional costs?


Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contactAdditional Learning Support to arrange additional help.

How do I apply?

Search for vacancies on our Vacancies page or fill out our registration of interest form.

For more information, please call or email our Apprenticeship team on 01225 328683 or apprenticeships@bathcollege.ac.uk.

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