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Veterinary Assistant Diploma Course

8 Modules

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  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What will you learn?

The Veterinary Assistant Diploma Course is designed to teach students all about this rewarding, interesting, and sometimes hard role. This course will give you the knowledge needed to prepare you to work in a veterinary surgery.

The course covers common pets, handling, first aid, and common illnesses and health signs that you will see in animals.

The role is just as much about people as it is about their pets/animals, and so the course covers not only animal anatomy, but also the emotional...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - Pets and their People
  • Part 1: What Are Pets?
  • Part 2: Communication
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 Animal Care and Welfare
  • Part 1: Signs of Health
  • Part 2: The Five Freedoms
  • Part 3: Infection Types
  • Part 4: Parasites
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Anatomy and Physiology
  • Part 1: The Skeletal System
  • Part 2: Nervous System
  • Part 3: Respiratory System
  • Part 4: Endocrine System
  • Part 5: The Digestive System
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 Genes and Reproduction
  • Part 1: Genes and Reproduction
  • Part 2: Genes
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 First Aid and Handling
  • Part 1: First Aid and Handling
  • Part 2: Prepare Your Calm in Advance
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Common Illness and Surgery
  • Part 1: Common Illness and Surgery
  • Part 2: Pseudocyesis
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Medication and Immunity
  • Part 1: Medication Absorption Terms
  • Part 2: Antibiotics
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Beyond Veterinary Treatment
  • Part 1: Types of Veterinary Surgery
  • Part 2: Veterinary Treatment and the Law
  • Part 3: Daily Life in a Surgery
  • Part 4: Finding a Position
  • Part 5: STAR
  • References and Resources
  • Module 8 Assessment

Who would benefit from this course?

Whether you currently work with animals or would like to, the Veterinary Assistant Diploma Course has been created to help you to understand the role and function of a veterinary assistant.

The aim is to give students the knowledge they need to be able to make an informed decision on whether they wish to follow a career in this area; moving onto a full-time qualification or work-based training/an apprenticeship.

Accreditations

The Veterinary Assistant Diploma will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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