Term Dates

Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

January 2016 Start

January 2016 Term Dates

Term 1 – Monday 4 January to Monday 21 March 2016
Monday Groups attend 21 March in lieu of May Day Bank Holiday (2 May)
(Half Term – 15 to 19 February 2016)

Term 2 – Monday 4 April to Friday 29 July 2016
(Half Term – 30 May 3 June 2016)

Term 3 – Monday 5 September to Friday 25 November 2016
(Half Term – 24 to 28 October 2016)

January 2017 Term Dates

Term 1 – Monday 9 January to Monday 10 April 2017
Monday Groups attend 10 April in lieu of May Day Bank Holiday (1 May)
(Half Term – 13 to 17 February 2017)

Term 2 – Monday 24 April to Friday 28 July 2017
(Half Term – 29 May to 2 June 2017)

Term 3 – Monday 4 September to Friday 1 December 2017
(Half Term – 23 to 27 October 2017)

September 2016 Start

Term 1 – Monday 5 September to Friday 16 December 2016
(Half Term – 24 to 28 October 2016)

Term 2 – Monday 9 January to Monday 10 April 2017
Monday VN Groups attend 10th April in lieu of May Day Bank Holiday
(Half Term – 13 to 17 February)

Term 3 – Monday 24 April to Friday 14 July 2017
(Half Term – 29 May to 2 June 2017)

January 2017 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 9 January to Monday 10 April 2017
Monday Groups attend 10 April in lieu of May Day Bank Holiday (1 May)
(Half Term – 13 to 17 February 2017)

Term 2 – Monday 24 April to Friday 28 July 2017
(Half Term – 29 May to 2 June 2017)

Term 3 – Monday 4 September to Friday 1 December 2017
(Half Term – 23 to 27 October 2017)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 8 January to Monday 26 March 2018
Monday Groups attend 26 March in lieu of May (Bank Holiday) 
(Half Term – 12 to 16 February 2018)

Term 2 – Monday 9 April to Friday 27 July 2018
(Half Term – 28 May to 1 June 2018)

Term 3 – Monday 3 September to Friday 23 November 2018
(Half Term – 22 to 26 October 2018)

January 2017 Block Release Start

All students will be required to attend an induction day prior to the first block and complete online learning tasks

Block 1 – Monday 16 January to Friday 27 January 2017

Block 2 – Monday 27 March to Friday 7 April 2017

Block 3 – Monday 3 July to Friday 14 July 2017

Block 4 – Monday 16 October to Friday 27 October 2017

Block 5 – Monday 15 January to Friday 26 January 2018

Block 6 – Monday 9 April to Friday 20 April 2018

Block 7 – Monday 9 July to Friday 20 July 2018

Block 8 – Monday 15 October to Friday 26 October 2018

April 2017 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 24 April to Friday 28 July 2017
Monday Groups attend 31 July in lieu of May Day Bank Holiday (1 May)
(Half Term – 29 May to 2 June 2017)

Term 2 – Monday 4 September to Friday 15 December 2017
(Half Term – 23 to 27 October 2017)

Term 3 – Monday 8 January to Monday 26 March 2018
(Half Term – 12 to 16 February 2018)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 9 April to Monday 30 July 2018
Monday Groups attend 30 July in lieu of May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 28 May to 1 June 2018)

Term 2 – Monday 3 September to Friday 21 December 2018
(Half Term – 22 to 26 October 2018)

Term 3 – Monday 7 January to Friday 15 February 2019
(Half Term – TBC)

September 2017 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 4 September to Monday 18 December 2017
Monday Groups attend 18 December in lieu of 1 January (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 23 to 27 October)

Term 2 – Tuesday 2 January to Monday 26 March 2018
Monday Groups attend 26 March in lieu of 7 May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 12 to 16 February 2018)

Term 3 – Monday 9 April to Friday 6 July 2018
(Half Term – 28 May to 1 June 2018)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 3 September to Friday 21 December 2018
(Half Term – 22 to 26 October 2018)

Term 2 – Monday 7 January to Monday 15 April 2019
Monday Groups attend 15 April in lieu of May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 18 to 22 February 2019)

Term 3 – Monday 29 April to Friday 28 June 2019
(Half Term – 27 May to 31 May 2019)

Edinburgh September 2017 Block Release Start

Theory Block 1 – Monday 4 September to Friday 15 December 2017

Placement Block 1 – Monday 8 January to Friday 8 June 2018 (Interim Theory Block 1a: 19-21 March 2018)

Theory Block 2 – Monday 11 June to Friday 13 July 2018

Placement Block 2 – Monday 16 July to Friday 21 December 2018 (Interim Theory Block 2a: 6-7 Sept 2018)

Theory Block 3 – Monday 14 January to Friday 8 February 2019

Placement Block 3 – Monday 11 February to Friday 10 May 2019

Theory Block 4 – Monday 13 May to Friday 14 June 2019

Placement Block 4 – Monday 17 June to Friday 13 September 2019

Holiday Dates (Year One) Weeks commencing: 23 October 2017, 18 December 2017, 25 December 2017, 1 January 2018, 26 March 2018, 2 April 2018, 21 May 2018

Holiday Dates (Year Two)* Weeks commencing: 22 October 2018, 24 December 2018, 31 December 2018, 15 April 2019, 22 April 2019, 27 May 2019

*Please note holiday dates for year two are provisional and may be subject to change.

January 2018 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 8 January to Monday 26 March 2018
Monday Groups attend 26 March in lieu of 7 May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 12 to 16 February)

Term 2 – Monday 9 April to Friday 27 July 2018
(Half Term – 28 May to 1 June 2018)

Term 3 – Monday 3 September to Friday 30 November 2018
(Half Term – 22 to 26 October 2018)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 7 January to Monday 15 April 2019
Monday Groups attend 15 April in lieu of May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 18 to 22 February 2019)

Term 2 – Monday 29 April to Friday 26 July 2019
(Half Term – 27 to 31 May 2019)

Term 3 – Monday 2 September to Friday 22 November 2019
(Half Term – 21 to 25 October 2019)

April 2018 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 16 April to Monday 30 July 2018
Monday Groups attend 30 July in lieu of May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 28 May to 1 June)

Term 2 – Monday 3 September to Friday 14 December 2018
(Half Term – 22 to 26 October 2018)

Term 3 – Monday 7 January to Friday 12 April 2019
(Half Term – 18 to 22 February 2019)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 29 April to Monday 29 July 2019
Monday Groups attend 29 July in lieu of May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 27  to 31 May)

Term 2 – Monday 2 September to Friday 13 December 2019
(Half Term – 21 to 25 October 2019)

Term 3 – Monday 6 January to Friday 14 February 2020
(Half Term – TBC)

September 2018 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 3 September to Friday 14 December 2018
(Half Term – 22-26 October 2018)

Term 2 – Monday 7 January to Monday 15 April 2019
Monday Groups attend 15 April in lieu of May Day (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 18 to 22 February 2019)

Term 3 – Monday 29 April to Friday 12 July 2019
(Half Term – 27 to 31 May 2019)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 9 September to Friday 20 December 2019
(Half Term – 21 to 25 October 2019)

Term 2 – Monday 6 January to Monday 6 April 2020
Monday Groups attend 6 April in lieu of May Day (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 17 to 21 February 2020)

Term 3 – Monday 20 April to Friday 3 July 2020
(Half Term – 25 to 29 May 2020)