How many years do you study to be a vet nurse?

Training as a veterinary nurse It can be done on either a full time basis or apprenticeship-style alongside a job in a veterinary practice. It takes between two and three years to qualify.

What qualifications do you need to study veterinary nursing?

You’ll usually need five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English, Maths and Science. You could do an advanced apprenticeship in veterinary nursing. You’ll work while you train and you’ll complete a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing as part of the training.

How do I get a vet nurse placement?

Start with your local veterinary practice, where your pets are registered, for work experience or a placement. The best way to get work experience or a placement is by asking the person yourself – don’t ask someone else to do it for you. Decide on what you are asking for e.g. ‘1 week during half term’.

Can you become a vet nurse online?

If you’re considering becoming a vet nurse, there are many online courses available to help you explore veterinary practice. A Veterinary Nursing Assistant Level 2 Diploma is a great starting point to build your knowledge.

How much do vet nurses earn UK?

At entry-level, veterinary nurses can earn £17,793 to £22,300. With up five years’ experience salaries range from £20,388 to £23,550. More senior veterinary nurses can earn up to £38,600, with the average salary being around £28,000.

Are student vet nurses paid?

All placement students are on unpaid placements, so you are not expected to pay the student a wage, including any benefits in lieu of payment. National minimum wage implications for employed students and information for practices providing unpaid work placements for student veterinary nurses.

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How much does Surrey University’s veterinary hospital cost?

With our £45m state-of-the-art facilities, including our £11m Veterinary Pathology Centre, our diverse BVMSci Veterinary Medicine and… At Surrey, we’re focused on collaborative veterinary research, working with leading research institutions, veterinary practices and the…

Why study veterinary pathology at Surrey?

As a student at Surrey you will benefit from our state of the art facilities, including our Veterinary Clinical Skills Centre and one of Europe’s largest and most sophisticated high-containment veterinary pathology centres. Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it’s like to study with us.

Where can I find more information about veterinary nurse (level 3)?

Full information on Veterinary nurse (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

What can you do at the School of Veterinary Medicine?

Take a tour of our multi-million pound School of Veterinary Medicine teaching and research facilities, home to our microscopy suites, pathology laboratories, a post-mortem examination room, and a viewing gallery, all fitted with the latest industry equipment.