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AIM Qualification Level 3 Certificate for Veterinary Care Assistant 603/4264/X

The level 3 Certificate for Veterinary Care Assistant has been designed to support learners seeking to work in or already working in Veterinary Nursing or animal care roles, wishing to gain recognition for their knowledge and skills. This qualification can contribute to Continuing Professional Development or provide an entry into the animal care and veterinary nursing fields.

You may progress directly into roles such as a Veterinary Care Assistant or Animal Welfare Assistant, however, those wishing to continue with their professional development may wish to consider such routes as:
▪  Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing
▪  Level 3 Certificate in Feline Veterinary Nursing
▪  Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing – Small Animals
▪  Access to HE Diploma in Veterinary Science

There are no entry requirements for this qualification except a minimum age of 16.

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What's included?

  • Monthly 1-2-1's with your Tutor.
  • Live Teaching Events
  • Peer Review Groups.
  • Study Groups
  • Enriched Learning.
  • Responsive & Timely Support.
  • Study on your Schedule.
  • Entry to our Private Community.
  • Generous Study Time (with extensions available)

Course Content

Meet the instructor

Stephanie Costello

Stephanie Costello MSc, BSc  

Stephanie received her BSc in Vet Nursing in 2015, before going on to complete a MSc in Sustainable Resource Management. She has worked in dog rescue in Ireland for several years where she continued her education in canine training and behaviour (and picked up 3 rescue cats and 3 rescue dogs along the way). Stephanie believes in a compassionate and consent-based approach to interactions with non-human animals and is motivated to develop this within the animal care sector.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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