ABC Awards level 2 Certificate for Animal Nursing Assistants

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This ABC Awards level 2 national regulated 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 prin…

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This ABC Awards level 2 national regulated 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, Reception duties, Anaesthesia and Fluid Therapy and more.

Rules of Combination: Learners must achieve a minimum of 32 credits.

Target Group
These qualifications are designed for
 School leavers with insufficient GCSEs to register as a student veterinary nurse
 Non-qualified veterinary staff
 Mature learners
 Learners wishing to work with companion animals

The Certificate (plus level 2 qualifications in Mathematics and English, either Key Skills or nationally accepted alternatives) opens up opportunities to progress to the revised RCVS Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing for mature students and those without the required entry qualifications; it will also allow those working in practice who have no wish to undertake the veterinary nursing scheme to gain a recognised and relevant qualification that befits their role at work.

Units:

Y/502/1505 Deliver basic treatments to animals

Y/502/1522 Maintain animal accommodation

D/502/1473 Provide feed and water to animals

A/502/7622 Companion animal anatomy and physiology

M/502/7620 Principles of infection control for animal nursing assistants

M/502/7617 Principles of basic animal nursing assistance

T/502/7621 Exotic animal anatomy & physiology

L/502/7625  Companion animal parasitology & zoonosis

R/502/7626  Principles of companion animal anaesthesia & fluid therapy

M/502/1610   Carry out reception duties 

Guided learning hours 258

All learning is delivered by distance learning in workbooks with practical experience required within a veterinary practice.

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