The Veterinary Nursing Apprenticeship framework has been designed with the industry in
Wales and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) to provide learners entering the
profession with the skills and knowledge to become a qualified Veterinary Nurse and a licence
to practice. The duration of the Apprenticeship is 36 months.
The framework also provides a progression pathway to move into animal behaviour, animal
physiology and medical or surgical nursing.
Job opportunities include Veterinary Nurse Small Animal, Veterinary Nurse Equine, Head