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Nursing Assistants in a Veterinary Environment

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
15 months
Current funding band
Up to £2,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Veterinary Care Assistant/Animal Nursing Assistant
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical and theory-based (or 'combined') qualification:

  • Diploma for Veterinary Care Assistants
  • Diploma for Veterinary Nursing Assistants
  • Diploma for Work-Based Animal Nursing Assistants

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.