Veterinary Nursing

Animal Care and Equine Academy

Take your first step towards a rewarding career in veterinary nursing with a course at Kirkley Hall.

You will train at our modern facility, which is fully equipped with everything you would expect to find in a veterinary surgery including:

  • Reception area
  • Consultation room
  • Operating theatre
  • X-ray room
  • Operating tables
  • Scrub sinks
  • Canine and animal housing

You will also have access to a fully equipped canine grooming parlour and the extensive collection of animals at our zoo-licensed animal centre. We are an approved centre for both the pre-veterinary nursing and the full veterinary nursing qualification and work with many veterinary practices throughout Northumberland. Please note: You will need to secure a placement in a veterinary practice before you enrol on your course.

The majority of your time will be spent working in a veterinary practice with day or block release on a regular basis to Kirkley Hall. We offer flexible training pathways to fit in with the demands of a veterinary practice.

Career opportunities...

As a veterinary nurse or with further study as a vet

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