WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A VETERINARY NURSE?
You must be 17 years or older
You must be employed at a Veterinary Nurse Approved Centre (VNAC) or at an RCVS registered Training Practice (TP).
•You must have have 5 GCSE's at grade C or above including English Language and two science subjects, one of which may be
Have passed the Animal Nursing Assistant qualification which is a direct entry route qualification enabling individuals to
enrol with the RCVS as a Student Veterinary Nurse without any other qualifications.
Alternative qualifications of a comparable or higher standard may be accepted in lieu of the usual requirements at the
discretion of the RCVS. If you are unsure whether you can meet the entry requirements, please contact the RCVS directly.
• Alternatively, if you wanted to undertake a BSc Honours in Veterinary Nursing degree, the minimum requirements are as above
plus at least:- two A Levels, BTEC National Diploma in a science subject or Advanced GNVQs. Equivalent qualifications (including the VN Certificate) will also be considered. If you are over 21
without formal qualifications and can show high levels of ability and experience then you can also apply.