Total qualification time
Operation start date
8 April 2015
This qualification has been developed for learners seeking a specialised qualification in animal nursing. The qualification is held in high regard in veterinary practices. It develops practical skills in animal care and management, while offering additional opportunities to hone customer service skills in a retail environment. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:
- How to deliver basic treatments to animals, including cleaning and hygiene procedures, basic health care treatments, and other routine procedures
- How to maintain animal accommodation, including providing feed and water to animals
- The principles of infection control
- Animal anatomy and physiology Optional units include: Exotic Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Plan the Handling and Restraint of Animals, Animal Nutrition, and more.