Helping vets diagnose and treat sick and injured animals.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 30 months
- Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer. Applicants must have achieved at least 5 level 2 qualifications (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C), including English, maths and a science subject.
- What apprentices will learn
- how to handle animals calmly and safely
- clinical skills
- looking after injured or sick animals
- preparing and maintaining veterinary practices
- how to be tactful and sympathetic with pet owners
Apprentices will take a level 3 veterinary nursing qualification.
- Professional registration
Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship will be eligible to register with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.