If you’re looking to expand your veterinary nursing team in the future, now is the time to recruit a student veterinary nurse at your practice using the Apprenticeship Standard in Veterinary Nursing. Take a look below to learn more about our apprenticeship training…
Hiring an apprentice can help you increase productivity, improve performance and grow a committed and loyal veterinary nurse at your practice. Some of the benefits include:
With the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices being just £4.30* per hour, apprenticeships can be an affordable way to take on new staff whilst providing a training opportunity for someone keen to start a career in your industry. What’s more, there are added financial incentives for employers recruiting apprentices…
*Please note if you are a small or medium sized employer (non-levy payer), you need to set up a Digital Apprenticeship Service (DAS) account before you’re elibigle for this incentive payment. Please contact us for further information and guidance.
At The College of Animal Welfare, we offer the following veterinary nursing apprenticeships:
We have a well-earned reputation for excellence; delivering quality training and education and employer support. Your apprentice will benefit from:
Not only this, at CAW we make the apprentice recruitment process as simple as possible:
If you already have a candidate in mind, they will need to apply for their chosen apprenticeship programme on our website. If you are looking to take on a new apprentice, please register your interest below and we can advise you about next steps.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present staffing, recruitment and training challenges for many veterinary practices, we want to assure you that we are doing all we can to continue to help employers recruit and train loyal, professional and highly qualified veterinary nurses.
All our apprentice student veterinary nurses are currently being taught theory via our new virtual delivery platform. All sessions are recorded and may be reviewed afterwards by any student. The virtual approach provides a combination of online learning, virtual classrooms and remote tutorials.
For students who are learning clinical skills or preparing for their OSCE examinations or their Apprenticeship End Point Assessments, we are also providing small group practical skills training under strict social distancing and PPE requirements. View our video to learn how we’re keeping our students and staff safe in centre:
We offer veterinary nurse apprenticeship training from centres across the UK, with courses starting throughout the year. If you’re interested in recruiting a veterinary nursing apprentice, register your interest below to download our guide!