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Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant)

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53 hours
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No formal qualification
115 CPD hours / points
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Turn your love of animals towards a role that can help save and preserve their lives by training in Vet Assistant practises.

This Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Assistant course will teach you to join emotional and practical skills, and be able to work in a Vet surgery or animal shelter.

The collection of learning modules that will be made available is designed to tutor you in a wide range of skills. You will learn how to handle all types of pets and animals safely, understand their nutritional needs and behaviour, work with a professional Vet, react in medical emergencies, and counsel worried owners.

Along with this Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant), you will get 10 premium courses specially designed for veterinarians, an original hardcopy certificate, a transcript and a student ID card.

Take this course anywhere and at any time. Don’t let your lifestyle limit your learning or your potential.

Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Assistant will provide you with the CPD certificate that you’ll need to succeed.

Gain experience online and interact with experts. This can prove to be the perfect way to get noticed by a prospective employer and stand out from the crowd.

Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Assistant has been rated and reviewed highly by our learners and professionals alike. We have a passion for teaching, and it shows.

All of our courses have interactive online modules that allow studying to take place where and when you want it to.

The only thing you need to take Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant) is Wi-Fi and a screen. You’ll never be late for class again.

Experienced tutors and mentors will be there for you whenever you need them, and solve all your queries through email and chat boxes.

Courses are included with this Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant)?

  • Course 01: Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Assistant
  • Course 02: Veterinary Physiology & Psychotherapy
  • Course 03: Animal Reiki and Healing
  • Course 04: Animal Behaviour and Psychology
  • Course 05: Dog Training – Natural Remedies for Health & Dog Training
  • Course 06: Pet Business Course
  • Course 07: Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Training Diploma
  • Course 08: Animal Care Level 3 Course
  • Course 09: First Aid at Work
  • Course 10: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness
  • Course 11: Personal Hygiene

Why choose Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant)? Count the ways that it can help you…

  1. One payment, but lifetime access to 11 CPD courses
  2. Certificate, Transcript, student ID everything included in a one-time fee
  3. No need to worry about hidden charges
  4. CPD certificate will be sent directly to you
  5. One-on-one help assistance on every weekday
  6. Practical and honest assessments performed immediately
  7. Personal PDF certificate awarded on passing
  8. Original copies of your exam certificate and transcript sent the next working day
  9. Gain valuable and recognised experience without leaving your home


115 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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Course Curriculum of Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant)

Course 1: Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant)

  • Veterinary Assistant Module 01: The Development of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 02: Naming And Classifying Animals
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 03: The Cell
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 04: Tissues
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 05: Connective Tissue
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 06: Muscle Tissue and Nervous Tissue
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 07: Tissue Healing And Repair
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 08: The Skin
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 09: Bone
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 10: The Skeleton
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 11: Describing Disease Occurrence
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 12: Cardiovascular System
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 13: Respiratory System and Lymphatic System
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 14: The Gut and Digestion
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 15: Urinary System and Reproductive System
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 16: Nervous System, Senses and Endocrine System
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 17: Nutrients
  • Veterinary Assistant Module 18: Metabolism
  • Nervous System, Senses and Endocrine System Part – 01
  • Nervous System, Senses and Endocrine System Part – 02
  • Nervous System, Senses and Endocrine System Part – 03
  • Nutrients Part 1
  • Nutrients Part 2
  • Metabolism Part 1
  • Metabolism Part 2

Course 2: Veterinary Physiology & Psychotherapy

  • Module 1: Physiotherapy
  • Module 2: Animal Behaviour
  • Module 3: Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Module 4: Comparative Exercise Physiology
  • Module 5: Small Animal Neurological and Muscular Conditions
  • Module 6: Physiotherapy Assessment for Animals
  • Module 7: Setting Up a Physiotherapy Clinic

Course 3: Animal Reiki and Healing

  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Module 02: When to Use & Methods
  • Module 03: Ways of Connecting
  • Module 04: Gestalt Walkthrough
  • Module 05: Communication Walkthrough
  • Module 06: Subtle Energies
  • Module 07: The Aura
  • Module 08: Methods of Healing
  • Module 09: Animal Reiki Part 1
  • Module 10: Animal Reiki Part 2
  • Module 11: Crystal Healing
  • Module 12: Bach, Herbs and Tissue Salts
  • Module 13: Aromatherapy
  • Module 14: Spiritual Animal Healer’s Program
  • Module 15: Basic Needs

Course 4: Animal Behaviour and Psychology

  • Module 01: Introduction to Animal Care
  • Module 02: Basic Animal Health
  • Module 03: Evolution and Ecosystem
  • Module 04: Animal Behaviour
  • Module 05: Animal Psychology

Course 5: Dog Training – Natural Remedies for Health & Dog Training

  • Module 01: Meet Me And 'The Boys' This Is Where It All Started...
  • Module 02: This Is What You'll Get From This Course
  • Module 03: Important - Please Read This
  • Module 04: The Power Of Herbs - Top 10 Herbs For Dogs
  • Module 05: Homeopathic Remedies For Dogs
  • Module 06: Aromatherapy Remedies For Dogs
  • Module 07: Bach Flowers For Dogs
  • Module 08: Additional Goodies For Dogs
  • Module 09: Natural First Aid Kit For Dogs
  • Module 10: Finding A Local Homeopathic/Holistic Vet Near You
  • Module 11: Resources
  • Module 12: Bonus Section

Course 6: Pet Business Course

  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Module 02: Legal Requirements
  • Module 03: Running Your Own Business
  • Module 04: Marketing
  • Module 05: Setting Your Prices
  • Module 06: Business Costs
  • Module 07: Forms & Record Keeping
  • Module 08: Pre-Service Visit
  • Module 09: Difficulties & Challenges

Course 7: Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Training Diploma

  • Module 01: Introduction to Pet Sitting
  • Module 02: Licences and Legislation
  • Module 03: Setting up Your Own Pet Sitting Business
  • Module 04: Managing Your Pet Sitting Business
  • Module 05: Getting to Know the Dogs & Puppies
  • Module 06: Dog Walking
  • Module 07: Getting to Know the Kittens and Cats
  • Module 08: Learning about Birds
  • Module 09: Specific Information on Rabbits & Guinea-Pigs
  • Module 10: Specific Information on Ornamental Fish
  • Module 11: Specific Information on Reptiles
  • Module 12: Safety and Emergencies

Course 8: Animal Care Level 3 Course

  • Module 01: Introduction to the Care and Animal Welfare of All Species
  • Module 02: Basic Animal Health
  • Module 03: Hygiene
  • Module 04: First Aid for Animals
  • Module 05: Nutrition
  • Module 06: Getting to Know the Dogs & Puppies
  • Module 07: Getting to Know the Kittens and Cats
  • Module 08: Learning about Horses
  • Module 09: Learning about Birds
  • Module 10: Specific Information on Rabbits & Guinea-Pigs
  • Module 11: Specific Information on Ornamental Fish

Course 9: First Aid at Work

  • Module 01: Introduction to Workplace First Aid
  • Module 02: Legal Framework for Workplace First Aid
  • Module 03: Incident Management at Work
  • Module 04: Primary Survey
  • Module 05: Secondary Survey
  • Module 06: Basic First-Aid Techniques
  • Module 07: Dealing with Minor Injuries at Workplace
  • Module 08: Secondary Illness: Loss of Responsiveness and CPR
  • Module 09: Secondary Illness: Breathing Problems
  • Module 10: Secondary Illnesses and Injuries
  • Module 11: Dealing With Fractures and Dislocations
  • Module 12: Call for an Emergency

Course 10: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness

  • Introduction to COVID-19
  • Understanding of Covid-19 as a Pandemic and How It Is Related to Zoonotic Diseases Like SARS and MERS
  • The Strike of Pandemic Around the World and Great Britain
  • Effects of Covid-19 on Human Life
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Preventions and Social Measures to Be Taken
  • Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Technological Solutions against Covid-19

Course 11: Personal Hygiene

  • Module 01: Introduction to Personal Hygiene and a Brief History
  • Module 02: Looking Clean, Smelling Clean
  • Module 03: Improving and Maintaining Oral Health
  • Module 04: Care of the Eyes
  • Module 05: Ear Care Secrets
  • Module 06: Foot & Nail Care in Personal Hygiene
  • Module 07: Hair Care Hygienic Ways
  • Module 08: Hygienic Approach to Skin Care
  • Module 09: Maintain Good Toilet Hygiene
  • Module 10: Potential Hygiene Guidelines
  • Module 11: Personal Hygiene During Coronavirus Pandemic

How will I get my certificate?

At the end of the course, there will be a written assignment test which you can take either during or after the course. After successfully completing the test you will be able to order your certificate, these are included in the price.

Who is this course for?

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant). It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.


Our Level 5 Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant) is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices. This course has been designed to be fully compatible on tablets and smartphones so you can access your course on wifi, 3G or 4G.

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

Career path

This comprehensive Veterinary Support Assistant (VET Assistant) is ideal for anyone who wants to fast track their career in any of the following roles:

  • Veterinary Care Assistant
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Animal Keeper (Safari)
  • Veterinary Patient Care Assistant
  • Animal Care Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Endoscopist
  • Animal Welfare Assessor
  • Veterinary Surgeon Assistant

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

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CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

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A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

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An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.