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Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant - Level 3

Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant - Level 3 is a course run by Study 365, Cavan. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 365 Days. For more information about Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant - Level 3 at Study 365, please review the details below.


If you love animals, can take the bad with the good and want to ensure the betterment of their overall health, the Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant – Level 3 Certification is the perfect course for you. Working in veterinary will see happy moments and sad moments, and you will learn how to deal with both. It is part of the job at hand. If you have a compassion for animals and want to see them in good health, the course will give you the appropriate skills and knowledge of how to work as a veterinary care assistant.

The course covers key topics such as introduction to veterinary care assistant, acquiring the necessary skills, learning about equipment and personal presentation.

The Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant – Level 3 Certification will educate individuals on how to make emotionally challenging decisions, how to cope with taxing situations and how to deal with emergencies all the while keeping the animal’s best interest at heart. If you want to enjoy a career in veterinary care, this course will enable you to acquire the required skills and competency to work in this field.

Course Curriculum

1: An introduction to veterinary care assistant

2: Acquiring skills in veterinary care assistant

3: Personal presentation

4: Veterinary terminology

5: Equipment applied in veterinary care assistant

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6: Basics in handling animals

7: Understanding animal psychology

8: Handling animals in stress and pain

9: Animal handling advanced

10: How to handle animals during examinations and procedures

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11: Veterinary protocols

12: Sterilizing equipment, and disease control

13: How to care for animals in-house

14: Practices to feed animals

15: Anatomy of animals

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16: Understanding animal psychology

17: What is the normal reference range?

18: Tackling end of life and euthanasia

19: Handling animal emergencies

20: First aid and animals

21: Animal health and safety

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand veterinary terminology and how to apply it in your employment.
  • Learn practical skills on how to handle cats, dogs and small mammals.
  • Learn how to recognise animals in pain.
  • Learn the basic anatomy and physiology of animals.
  • Learn how to monitor pets that are admitted to veterinary care, take vital signs, and maintaining records.
  • Learn about health and safety regulations when practicing as part of a veterinary team.
  • Learn how to feed animals who are healthy or sick.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Individuals who want to explore career opportunities in veterinary service
  • Individuals who are animal lovers or in regular contact with animals, those working in shelters and as volunteers
  • Veterinary Technicians
  • Anyone with a deep interest in animal care and veterinary care

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, £79 is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 04 installments when you are submitting your assessments.


Upon the completion of this course, you will be awarded the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Care Assistant by The Quality License Scheme. The Certification will also include the summary of units learned. Each unit will include the specificities studied. You will gain a professional qualification and be viewed as a marketable candidate by potential employers who will recognise your skills and commitment demonstrated while following this course.

Course Code: QLS-04921

Awarding Body

The Quality License Scheme is a leading national awarding body renowned for its extensive range of industry-standard accredited vocational qualifications. The Quality License Scheme

is Ofqual regulated and have an established reputation for cultivating high-quality and diverse skills and knowledge. They are committed to developing and awarding qualifications that showcase skills for employment. The Quality License Schemes was established in 1998 and thousands of learners qualify for their vocational trainings each year. They offer a wide range of qualifications that cover multiple sectors and industries. They have a simplified process and learners are guaranteed to receive excellent value for money. The Quality License Scheme ensures their partners receive the best possible service.

Others jobs you can get

  • Pet Specialist
  • Pet Attendant
  • Pet Groomer
  • Dog Walker
  • Pet Care Assistant

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)
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Training ProviderStudy 365
Course LocationAthlone, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course Duration365 Days
Course Fee39
Entry Requirements• Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Carear Path• Veterinary Assistant – (average UK yearly salary: £15,686) • Veterinary Nurse – (average UK yearly salary: £18,560) • Animal Care Technician • Animal Caretaker –(average UK yearly salary: £14,995) • Pet Care Attendant
Course CodeS 0936
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