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Diploma in Veterinary Nursing Equine

Diploma in Veterinary Nursing Equine


The Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Equine) aims to prepare and support students for a career in veterinary nursing. Students who achieve the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Equine) will be awarded the post-nominal letters DipVN and RVN (on registration with the RCVS).

The key purposes of the qualification are:

The programme will include a balance of practice-based learning and theoretical teaching and use a variety of strategies to ensure students can undertake tasks proficiently.

Clinical placement in veterinary training practices will allow students to become competent and confident in a veterinary environment.

Units of study include:

Qualification delivery

Students can undertake the qualification on a full or part-time basis. Practice-based learning is a vital element of this Diploma.

Entry requirements

You will need to be employed with an approved training practice.

Students should have a minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C and above, including English, Mathematics and a Science subject.

Students not meeting these requirements will be required to apply to Central College for approval. Please contact us for advice.


Assignments, examinations, clinical skills assessments.

You will compile an online nursing progress log (CSL), which will be monitored by your workplace clinical coach.

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Enrolment on the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Equine)

Students must enrol on the course and be registered for the Diploma before the commencement of the programme. Click here to register your interest.

About Us

Central College is a further education college specialising in veterinary and animal care studies. With close links to veterinary practices, we provide a wide range of full and part time work-based learning programmes and apprenticeships.

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