Course Code: TQ002
Course Level: 3
Understand the skills needed to become a veterinary support assistant, from home!
This Veterinary Support Assistant course has been developed for learners with an interest in veterinary nursing or becoming a veterinary nurse assistant. It will provide you with a broad knowledge base.
The course will give you an understanding of the roles of the members of the veterinary team and the legal and ethical system in which they work; an awareness of basic anatomy and physiology of the dog and cat, and a working knowledge of Health and Safety within veterinary practice.
The course will also explore the important topic of infection control in the veterinary practice and will explain the basic veterinary equipment used commonly within the practice.
All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.
You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by email or via post, so handing in an assignment is simple.
Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!
The Veterinary Support Assistant course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 100 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.
The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail or email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed by TQUK. This means Open Study College 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 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 depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.
* Not included with the online study option
No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.
No, everything you need is included in the price!
Once we receive your work we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Veterinary Support Assistant Level 3 certificate.
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
For further information please contact us.
- Hayley Waterhouse, Cornwall
I have completed the first unit and found it really good, very informative and easy to understand. I got a distinction! Recommended the course