Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant Training

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 24 Guided Learning Hours (24)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 21 Number of Modules 21
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£29.00
 

Animal care has become a huge industry over the last few years, so it’s no surprise that there are 20,000 animal care businesses in the UK. The animal care sector employs over 200,000 people in the UK, so the industry is always seeking qualified professionals. It has never been a better time to gain a Veterinary Support Assistant qualification, and once your qualified you can work in all kinds of establishments, zoos, kennels, or catteries. As you can see, with a Veterinary Support Assistant qualification you’ll have loads of options!

This Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant Training has been created by experts within the animal care industry, who will take you through comprehensive training, covering fundamental topics such as: animal psychology, how to feed animals, first aid, health and safety, advanced animal handling, and how to assist a vet. You’ll develop your own excellent animal care technique, which you can use to put into practice in the workplace.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course is ideally suited to anyone who hopes to become a Veterinary Assistant. In addition, this course would also benefit anyone who hopes to work in a kennel or cattery.

Entry requirements

  • Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Course Objectives
  • Access duration
  • Course Units
  • Course Description
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
  • Other Benefits
  • Understand how to handle animals
  • Learn the basic anatomy of animals
  • Learn to deal with anxiety in animals
  • Understand the equipment used in veterinary practice
This course is delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). As this is an online course, you have no set timetable and can study at your own pace. Move through the modules as fast or slow as you wish, and return to previous sections at any point.
  • Module 01: Introduction to Veterinary Practice
  • Module 02: Developing the Skill Set Required
  • Module 03: Your Presentation and Personal appearance
  • Module 04: Terms and Abbreviation used in Veterinary
  • Module 05: Equipment used in the practice
  • Module 06: Basic Handling of Animals
  • Module 07: Animal Psychology
  • Module 08: Dealing with Stress and Pain in animals
  • Module 09: Advanced Animal Handling
  • Module 10: Holding Animals for Medical Examination, Procedure and for Blood draw
  • Module 11: The Veterinary Practices
  • Module 12: Sterilizing, Disinfection and Disease Control
  • Module 13: Care of InPatients
  • Module 14: Feeding the Animals
  • Module 15: Basic Anatomy of Animals
  • Module 16: Basic Animal Physiology
  • Module 17: Normal Reference Ranges
  • Module 18: Euthanasia
  • Module 19: Emergency Situations
  • Module 20: First Aid
  • Module 21: Health, Safety, and Regulations
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.
At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Successful learners will be awarded a Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant Training.
What job can I get with this diploma?
  • Veterinary Care Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,482)
Typical duties include:
  • Cleaning out and changing bedding
  • Ensuring that animal enclosures are maintained
  • Grooming and socialising animals
  • Preparing food and feeding animals
  • Assisting with moving animals
  • Dog walking
  • Checking for signs of illness
  • Keeping relevant records
What other jobs can I get with this diploma?
  • Kennel Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,600)
  • Dog Groomer (average UK yearly salary: £17,798)
  • Laboratory Animal Caretaker (average UK yearly salary: £15,482)
  • Zoo Keeper (average UK yearly salary: £13,000)
  • Dog Walker (average UK yearly salary: £11,120)
(Average salaries are according to payscale.com)
  • Free examination and official e-certificate
  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
  • One year's access to the course
  • Support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join a friendly online learning platform

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to Veterinary Practice
Introduction to Veterinary Practice
2: Developing the Skill Set Required
Developing the Skill Set Required
3: Your Presentation and Personal Appearance
Your Presentation and Personal appearance
4: Terms and Abbreviation Used in Veterinary
Terms and Abbreviation used in Veterinary
5: Equipment Used in the Practice
Equipment used in the practice
6: Basic Handling of Animals
Basic Handling of Animals
7: Animal Psychology
Animal Psychology
8: Dealing With Stress and Pain in Animals
Dealing with Stress and Pain in animals
9: Advanced Animal Handling
Advanced Animal Handling
10: Holding Animals for Medical Examination, Procedure and for Blood Draw
Holding Animals for Medical Examination, Procedure and for Blood draw
11: The Veterinary Practices
The Veterinary Practices
12: Sterilizing, Disinfection and Disease Control
Sterilizing, Disinfection and Disease Control
13: Care of InPatients
Care of InPatients
14: Feeding the Animals
Feeding the Animals
15: Basic Anatomy of Animals
Basic Anatomy of Animals
16: Basic Animal Physiology
Basic Animal Physiology
17: Normal Reference Ranges
Normal Reference Ranges
18: Euthanasia
Euthanasia
19: Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
20: First Aid
First Aid
21: Health, Safety, and Regulations
Health, Safety, and Regulations
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant Training 01:00:00
Final Exam
Exam: Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant Training 01:00:00
Certificate Download Guide
Certificate Download Guide 00:03:00

Students feedback

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    Amber McGinlay

    August 13, 2020
    Fantastic, would definitely recommend

    The amount of material covered is extremely vast and in-depth. You will come out feeling well informed about how a veterinary practice runs and your role as a veterinary support assistant.

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    Sonny Baker

    September 17, 2019
    Practical course

    Great course that I feel like I will be able to apply in my real-life. The material is very easy to follow without any difficulty.

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    Michael Brooks

    August 24, 2019
    Highly engaging course

    Very well explained and the course material is highly engaging. Thoroughly enjoyed this course and learned so much about animal psychology.

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    Kiara Barker

    August 05, 2019
    Gained new knowledge

    I managed to learn a lot of new things with this course. The course was neatly structured and concepts were explained in an interesting way.

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    Oliver Wilson

    July 21, 2019
    Great concepts

    I really enjoyed this course. It was taught in a manner that worked well for me, and I feel that I gained a lot of knowledge from it.

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    Nathaniel Brown

    June 19, 2019
    Knowledgeable course

    The diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant Training was a great way to gain knowledge on caring for animals and to develop animal care techniques. Highly recommend for those interested in the field of animal care.

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