Course Description

This qualification is designed for those working in veterinary practice, in a veterinary care supporting role.It is intended to provide relevant practical skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable learners to provide a good level of support to the Veterinary Nurse and Veterinary Surgeon. Furthermore, it may be used as a stepping stone onto Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) qualification, subject to additional entry conditions being met. The Level 2 Veterinary Care Assistant qualification requires all students enrolled to be working either full or part time in a practice. Harriet Ellis has a dedicated Customer Service Team that support you through the journey of your course and will also research current job vacancies in your area. Their aim is to find potential vacancies for our students.

Level: 2   |   Credits: 24

Guided Learning Hours: 240   |   Total Qualification Time: 840 hours

Course Syllabus

  • Legislation and Safe Working Practices
  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Animal Environment and Accommodation
  • Introduction to Patient Care
  • Introduction to Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Veterinary Care Support
24/7 access to course content

24/7 access to course videos and documents via our online student hub

Dedicated Support Team

Customer service support here to help and available Mon to Fri 9am to 7.30pm

Personal course tutor

Assigned personal course tutor to help you every step of the way

This is a E-Learning Course

Study at your convenience from any internet connected device via our interactive E-Learning platform. You will be under the supervision of our expert course tutor who will provide all the necessary support via this online platform. This course should take on average 12 months to complete.