The training is extensive and a significant portion of the practical work is performed in practice under the supervision of the veterinary surgeons and qualified nurses. Students are expected to complete 3hrs guided learning per week in practice in addition to their training course.
Home study of several hours a week is a necessary part of the course. Continuous assessments will take place at ChesterGates and in practice.
External examinations, both written and practical, are taken at the end of the first and second years. The entry requirements are 5 GCSE’s at grade C or above or 5 Scottish Standards at grades 1 to 3. These must include English, mathematics and a science subject.
Why choose ChesterGates-Myerscough ?
- City and Guilds course approved by the RCVS.
- Run as a satellite of Myerscough College, a leader in veterinary nursing education in the UK
- Course taught by ChesterGates nurses who are working in practice and understand the needs of practice
- Utilises the excellent facilities at ChesterGates Referral Hospital
- Insight into using the RVN qualification to the full
- High quality teaching in small groups offering excellent student support
- High pass rates from the previous students
Who are we?
The course is being delivered by Jackie Evans Cert Ed DipAVN(Surgical),RVN and Joanna McEwen, Cert Ed, Cert Applied Animal Behaviour RVN. Jackie is the Hospital Manager at ChesterGates Referral Hospital and has many years experience in both general and referral practices. She has had previous experience in teaching the nurses’ training course and in assessing student nurses in practice.
Joanna runs the Behaviour Clinic at ChesterGates and she too has had extensive experience in both general practice and specialised referral centres. Joanna is a popular lecturer.
For further information or an application form, please either phone the Nursing School on 01244-853-823 or email on:email@example.com