Term Dates

Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

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)

Edinburgh September 2018 Block Release Start

Theory Block 1 – Monday 3 September to Friday 14 December 2018

Placement Block 1 – Monday 14 January to Friday 14 June 2019 (Interim Theory Block 1a: 18-20 March 2019)

Theory Block 2 – Monday 17 June to Friday 19 July 2019

Placement Block 2 – Monday 22 July to Friday 20 December 2019 (Interim Theory Block 2a: 5-6 Sept 2019)

Theory Block 3 – Monday 13 January to Friday 7 February 2020

Placement Block 3 – Monday 10 February to Friday 8 May 2020

Theory Block 4 – Monday 11 May to Friday 12 June 2020

Placement Block 4 – Monday 15 June to Friday 11 September 2020

Holiday Dates (Year One) Weeks commencing: 22 October 2018, 17 December 2018, 24 December 2018, 31 December 2018, 7 January 2019, 15 April 2019, 22 April 2019, 27 May 2019.

Holiday Dates (Year Two)* Weeks commencing: 21 October 2019, 23 October 2019, 30 December 2019, 6 January 2020, 13 April 2020, 20 April 2020, 25 May 2020.

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

Huntingdon February 2019 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 11 February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019

Block 2 – Monday 13 May 2019 to Friday 24 May 2019

Block 3 – Monday 15 July 2019 to Friday 26 July 2019

Block 4 – Monday 9 September 2019 to Friday 20 September 2019

Block 5 – Monday 10 February 2020 to Friday 21 February 2020

Block 6 – Monday 20 April 2020 to Friday 1 May 2020

Block 7 – Monday 13 July 2020 to Friday 24 July 2020

Block 8 – Monday 14 September 2020 to Friday 18 September 2020

January 2019 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 7 January 2019 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 2 – Monday 29 April 2019 to Friday 26 July 2019
(Half Term – 27 to 31 May 2019)

Term 3 – Monday 2 September 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019
(Half Term – 21 to 25 October 2019)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 6 January 2020 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 2 – Monday 20 April 2020 to Friday 24 July 2020
(Half Term – 25 to 29 May 2020)

Term 3 – Monday 7 September 2020 to Friday 20 November 2020
(Half Term – 26 to 30 October 2020)

April 2019 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 1 April to Friday 26 July 2019
Monday Groups attend 15 April in lieu of May Day (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 16 to 26 April and 28 May to 1 June 2019)

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

Term 3 – Monday 6 January to Friday 3 April 2020
(Half Term – 17 to 21 February 2020)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 20 April to Monday 27 July 2020
Monday Groups attend 27 July in lieu of May (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 25  to 29 May 2020)

Term 2 – Monday 7 September to Friday 18 December 2020
(Half Term – 26 to 30 October 2020)

Term 3 – Monday 4 January to Friday 19 February 2021

September 2019 Start

Year One

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

Term 2 – Monday 6 January to Friday 3 April 2020
Friday Groups attend 17 April in lieu of May Day (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 17 to 21 February 2020)

Term 3 – Monday 20 April to Friday 10 July 2020
(Half Term – 25 to 29 May 2020)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 7 September to Friday 18 December 2020
(Half Term – 26 to 30 October 2020)

Term 2 – Monday 4 January to Monday 29 March* 2021
Monday Groups attend 29 April in lieu of May Day (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 15 to 19 February 2021)

Term 3 – Monday 12 April to Friday 9 July 2021
(Half Term – 31 to 4 June 2021)

Edinburgh September 2019 Block Release Start

Theory Block 1 – Monday 9 September to Monday 16 December 2019

Placement Block 1 – Monday 13 January to Monday 08 June 2020 (Interim Theory Block 1a: 16-18 March 2020)

Theory Block 2 – Monday 15 June to Monday 13 July 2020

Placement Block 2 – Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December 2020 (Interim Theory Block 2a: 03-04 Sept 2020)

Theory Block 3 – Monday 11 January to Monday 1 February 2021

Placement Block 3 – Monday 08 February to Monday 03 May 2021

Theory Block 4 – Monday 10 May to Monday 07 June 2021

Placement Block 4 – Monday 14 June to Monday 06 September 2021

Holiday Dates (Year One) Weeks commencing: 21 October 2019, 23 December 2019, 30 December 2019, 6 January 2020, 13 April 2020, 20 April 2020, 25 May 2020.

Holiday Dates (Year Two)* Weeks commencing: 19 October 2020, 21 December 2020, 28 December 2020, 4 January 2021, 5 April 2021, 12 April 2021, 24 May 2021.

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

January 2020 Start

Year One

Term 1 – Monday 6 January 2020 to Monday 6 April 2020
Monday Groups attend 6 April in lieu of May Day (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 17 to 21 February 2019)

Term 2 – Monday 20 April 2020 to Friday 17 July 2020
(Half Term – 25 to 29 May 2020)

Term 3 – Monday 7 September 2020 to Friday 11 December 2020
(Half Term – 26 to 30 October 2020)

Year Two

Term 1 – Monday 4 January 2021 to Monday 29 March 2021
Monday Groups attend 29 March in lieu of May Day (Bank Holiday)
(Half Term – 17 to 21 February 2020)

Term 2 – Monday 12 April 2021 to Friday 16 July 2021
(Half Term – 31 May to 4 June 2021)

Term 3 – Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 10 November 2021
(Half Term – 25 to 29 October 2021)

End Point Assessment Preparation (apprentices only)

Tuesday 4 January 2022 – Monday 24 January 2022.

Monday Groups attend 24 January in lieu of New Year’s Day (Bank Holiday, 3rd January 2022)

Huntingdon February 2020 Block Release Start (Companion Animal)

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

Block 1 – Monday 24 February 2020 to Friday 6 March 2020

Block 2 – Monday 11 May 2020 to Friday 22 May 2020

Block 3 – Monday 27 July 2020 to Friday 7 August 2020

Block 4 – Monday 7 September 2020 to Friday 18 September 2020

Block 5 – Monday 8 February 2021 to Friday 19 February 2021

Block 6 – Monday 17 May 2021 to Friday 28 May 2021

Block 7 – Monday 19 July 2021 to Friday 30 July 2021

Block 8 – Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 17 September 2021

Block 9 – Monday 14 February 2022 to Friday 18 February 2022 (For VN Apprentices only)

Huntingdon March 2020 Block Release Start (Equine)

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

Block 1 – Monday 9 March 2020 to Friday 20 March 2020

Block 2 – Monday 11 May 2020 to Friday 22 May 2020

Block 3 – Monday 27 July 2020 to Friday 7 August 2020

Block 4 – Monday 7 September 2020 to Friday 18 September 2020

Block 5 – Monday 22 February 2021 to Friday 5 March February 2021

Block 6 – Monday 17 May 2021 to Friday 28 May 2021

Block 7 – Monday 19 July 2021 to Friday 30 July 2021

Block 8 – Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 17 September 2021

Block 9 – Monday 14 February 2022 to Friday 18 February 2022 (For VN Apprentices only)