If you want to develop your knowledge of Veterinary Support so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.
Veterinary Support Assistants perform a number of duties such as providing support to the Veterinary Practitioner, preparing theatres and equipment, inpatient care and kennel work, receiption duties and supporting pet owners. You will particularly find this course useful if you have an interest in veterinary nursing or becoming a veterinary nurse assistant.
The Distance Learning Veterinary Support Assistant course is a fully comprehensive course and it will give you an understanding of the roles of the veterinary team and the legal and ethical system in which they work. You will gain an awareness of basic anatomy and physiology of the dog and cat and Health and Safety procedures within a veterinary practice.
The course also covers the important issue of infection control and explains the basic equipment used commonly within a practice.
With experience, you could take on more responsibility, like practice management, supervising and training new staff, or working in veterinary supplies.
You could also train to specialise in working for a zoological/wildlife park, charity, pharmaceutical company or breeding/boarding kennels.
With further study you could work towards becoming a lecturer or researcher.
You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. It is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.
You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.
The syllabus contains six modules which are:
You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.
You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.
You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.
The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. Learn Now is a reseller of OSC. The course has been endorsed by TQUK. This means OSC have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
Our Enrolment fee for this course is noted at the top of this page where you can enrol directly onto the course. This fee includes access to your course including tutor support for 12 months.
Our enrolment fee includes:
You can enrol online right now by Card or PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Alternatively, we also accept BACS transfer or we can send you a payment link.
If we have given you the option of “online” or “paper” at the top of the page next to the enrolment fee, you will be able to choose one or the other. If no option is available, it means that the course offered is online only.
With our courses, we have learners from all over the world enrolled. Therefore, if we restricted your learning to certain times, not everyone would be available. All our courses are accessible 24/7 via our online secure portal. Any videos on your portal would be pre-recorded meaning you can work through your course at your own pace.
We understand that circumstances change and sometimes things can take a little longer. If you go over the course period then talk to us. We can normally extend your support for a small additional fee.
You will have access to a dedicated personal tutor who will be there to help you through your assignments.
You will have no other fees to pay with this course. The course enrolment fee includes access to support, course materials, certification and registration with the awarding body.
Please feel free to contact us by telephone or email with any further queries.