Working with animals does not automatically mean it is a happy situation. There are moments that you will have to take the bad with the good. If you work in Veterinary you will see countless moments of having to care for sick animals. For animal lovers, this can be emotionally taxing. To do your job competently, you must acquire skills and knowledge of working in veterinary care. If you love being around animals and want to have a career in the animal industry, the Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant – Level 3 course is perfect for you. Animal lovers will find a career in veterinary care enjoyable and rewarding.
The course will give learners a firm grounding on the essential skills of first aid, understanding basic anatomy, learning pet psychology, handling and restraining animals and working in a veterinary team.
Individuals working in veterinary care should be able to understand the reality of caring for animals when they are sick. The course will educate Individuals on how to cope when making emotional decisions or when dealing with emergency situations. Gain practical knowledge on veterinary practices, animal psychology, animals in stress and pain and advanced animal handling.
- Understand veterinary terminology and how to apply it in your employment.
- Learn practical skills on how to handle cats, dogs and small mammals.
- Learn how to recognise animals in pain.
- Learn the basic anatomy and physiology of animals.
- Learn how to monitor pets that are admitted to veterinary care, take vital signs, and maintaining records.
- Learn about health and safety regulations when practicing as part of a veterinary team.
- Learn how to feed animals who are healthy or sick.
1: An Introduction To Veterinary Care Assistant
2: Acquiring Skills In Veterinary Care Assistant
3: Personal Presentation
4: Veterinary Terminology
5: Equipment Applied In Veterinary Care Assistant
6: Basics In Handling Animals
7: Understanding Animal Psychology
8: Handling Animals In Stress And Pain
9: Animal Handling Advanced
10: How To Handle Animals During Examinations And Procedures
11: Veterinary Protocols
12: Sterilizing Equipment, And Disease Control
13: How To Care For Animals In-House
14: Practices To Feed Animals
15: Anatomy Of Animals
16: Understanding Animal Psychology
17: What Is The Normal Reference Range?
18: Tackling End Of Life And Euthanasia
19: Handling Animal Emergencies
20: First Aid And Animals
21: Animal Health And Safety
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of Assessment
This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.
Please Note: Additionally, £79 is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 04 installments when you are submitting your assessments.
Certification and Awarding Body
Upon the completion of this course, you will be awarded the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant by ABC Awards. The Certification will also include the summary of units learned. Each unit will include the specificities studied. You will gain a professional qualification and be viewed as a marketable candidate by potential employers who will recognise your skills and commitment demonstrated while following this course.
Who is this course for?
- Individuals who want to explore career opportunities in veterinary service
- Individuals who are animal lovers or in regular contact with animals, those working in shelters and as volunteers
- Veterinary Technicians
- Anyone with a deep interest in animal care and veterinary care
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
- Veterinary Assistant – (average UK yearly salary: £15,686)
- Veterinary Nurse – (average UK yearly salary: £18,560)
- Animal Care Technician
- Animal Caretaker –(average UK yearly salary: £14,995)
- Pet Care Attendant
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