Find your future in Veterinary

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If you love animals and would like a rewarding, practical and challenging career, training as a veterinary nurse or veterinary care assistant could be the ideal career for you. Our courses offer a combination of college-based study at our purpose-built Veterinary Nursing facility at our Rural Studies Centre alongside work placement in veterinary practices across Scotland.

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Why study with us...

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Our friendly and approachable lecturers have over 18 years of combined experience delivering veterinary nursing courses. Students can expect to study through a blended learning approach, with lots of interactive lessons with guest lecturers and practical tasks, field trips to the Exotic Animal Rescue Centre and the SSSPCA, as well as opportunities to observe industry practitioners such as animal dentists, physiotherapists and farriers. You will benefit from small class sizes and learn in fully equipped and modern practical training suites including theatre, kennels, preparation room, isolation area and consultation room. 

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Student Case Study

 “The course was recommended to me by the practice that I was working in. A lot of the veterinary nurses had completed their training with North Highland College UHI and held the college in high regard.” - Conor McKenna, SVQ Level 3 Veterinary Nursing

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