If you’re looking for a rewarding job working with animals and have a passion for animal welfare, start veterinary nurse training in Solihull and make a difference to the lives of animals every single day!
The College of Animal Welfare offers the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing qualification from its satellite training centre based in Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service in Solihull, with the course starting in September.
During this veterinary nursing course you will learn the key skills and knowledge needed to thrive as a veterinary nurse, and gain significant industry experience in a veterinary practice. Completion of the veterinary nursing diploma will allow you to apply for professional registration as a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
You can undertake the veterinary nursing diploma as a standalone qualification or train as an apprentice.
The College of Animal Welfare was established in 1989 with the vision to use education to help tackle animal welfare issues and the problem of unwanted and abandoned animals.
Today, the College has centres in Cambridgeshire, West Midlands, North London, Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Scotland and specialises in training in the land-based sector. We strongly believe that education and training is the key to raising standards of animal welfare. To this end, we strive to create new and accessible opportunities for learning, and encourage employers and those working with animals to undertake appropriate levels of training and continue with lifelong learning and education.
As the UKs largest veterinary nursing college, by choosing us as your training provider, we can offer you the opportunity to study within a community of like-minded students and staff, who all share a common passion for animal welfare and a commitment to pushing forward what is already an exciting and rewarding profession.
We have a well-earned reputation for excellence, delivering quality training and education for over 30 years. We also have a history of being a pioneer with a number of unique achievements; the most notable are the creation of the first ever BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing programme in 1998 and the Level 2 Diploma for Veterinary Care Assistants programme in 2005.
We provide regular, free careers guidance via our website and twice annual Careers With Animals Day, to help people from all backgrounds gain the information and advice they need to begin a career in the veterinary and animal care industries. We also offer a free jobs board to assist our community in finding jobs in the animal care industry.
The College of Animal Welfare’s satellite training centre in Solihull is based inside Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service.
Willows is one of Europe’s leading Specialist small animal referral centres, experienced in delivering Specialist pet healthcare for over 30 years. The state-of-the-art hospital is led by internationally renowned Specialists committed to providing the very highest standards of veterinary care. We’re delighted to be able to offer the opportunity for students to study veterinary nursing at this site, which is a perfect environment to develop the practical skills and knowledge required to become a successful RVN.
Based in Shirley, Solihull, this centre is easily commutable by car and public transport from many of the surrounding areas including: Birmingham, Coventry, Worcester, Stafford, Telford, Wolverhampton, Burton-upon-Trent, Leicester and Northampton. Get directions from your postcode
To help potential students get a taste of what College life is like, we hold regular open days throughout the year. During the open days, you will have a tour of our facilities and find out more about our courses and what it’s like to study with us. What’s more, it provides you with the opportunity to speak to our tutors and ask any questions they might have. Take a look at our upcoming open days
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