FAQs

Where Will I Study? 

The course is based at Liphook Equine Hospital, in the heart of Hampshire. Our full address and contact details can be found on the Contact Us page of this website.

What Will I Study

The VetSkills syllabus that has been specifically designed, and approved by the RCVS, to teach equine veterinary nurses everything they need to know to become qualified, registered equine veterinary nurses.

How Much Time Will I Need To Devote To Study? 

The course is set over two years, starting in September, and requires students to complete 4200 hrs of learning. This consists of 600 guided learning hours that will be a mixture of in-class learning and online learning resources. Students are required to complete five assignments and seven online exams as well as an online portfolio in practice.

How Much Time Will I Have To Be Away From Work?

The course requires you to attend college for six weeks of teaching.

Who Will My Teachers Be? 

A specially selected range of highly qualified experts within the equine veterinary profession, including registered equine nurses and leading veterinary surgeons from across the country. 

How Many Students Attend? 

We are currently inviting between seven and 10 students per intake. We believe this will allow students to collaborate with other nurses as well as still getting a tailor-made education that meets the needs of the individual learner. 

How Much Will It Cost? 

The course costs £8250, which includes the full programme of study and assessment.

Where Will I Stay? 

We do not provide accommodation. However, there is plenty of accommodation in the area, including hotels and private rentals such as AirBnB.

What Qualifications Do I Need? 

You will be required to hold five GCSEs at a C/4 or above, and these must include maths, science and English.

What Are My Career Prospects After Completing The Diploma? 

Once you have completed the course you can become a registered equine veterinary nurse with the RCVS and work in any practice in the UK, as well as it being recognised throughout the world.