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NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines

This qualification aims to provide the learner with the knowledge, skills and understanding to safely and effectively provide basic treatment to one or more species of animal.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Agriculture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 12.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £255.00
Exam: £90.00
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/nptc-level-2-award-in-the-safe-use-of-veterinary-medicines
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Course Information for Students

This qualification aims to provide the learner with the knowledge, skills and understanding to safely and effectively provide basic treatment to one or more species of animal.

The minimum age for candidates taking this course is 16 years.

The qualification has one unit which includes:

  • health and safety
  • legislation relating to the use of veterinary medicines
  • signs of health and ill health in various species
  • safe and correct procedures for administering veterinary medicines
  • the procedures for monitoring the animal’s response and the actions taken in the case of an emergency

This course will be delivered on-site at Broomfield Hall

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The assessment has two parts. Knowledge is assessed by an online computer test (evolve). Practical knowledge is assessed with a one-to-one practical assessment to cover the practices involved with storing and administering veterinary medicines.

Learners can progress to the Level 3 Award in Planning and Supervising the Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines. 

Derby College Group also offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture and a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the Derby College Group Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering the curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information



This course could lead to one of these careers...

Animal Care Services Occupations

£18433

Animal Care Services Occupations

Veterinary Nurses

£17640

Veterinary Nurses

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: February 15, 2024 3:24 pm