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VetTech - Base module

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Price: £234.00

  • This course is the foundation piece supporting the VetTech program within XLVets. It aims to inspire attendees with regards to the scope of VetTech as a career, foster ideas to progress VetTech services in practices and to underpin the quality mark of XLVets by embedding understanding and skills around professional standards of all members of our clinical teams.

    Who simply MUST attend?
  • All XLVets Vet Techs and those considering a career as a XLvet Vet Tech.

    Who else is it suitable for?
  • Anyone working in a farm practice who supports a clinical team of Vets and Vet Techs.

    What is Different About This Course?
  • This is the only course designed to underpin the quality mark of Vet Techs in the UK and the only course that offers skills that support the best performance on farm.

    What Changes Can Delegates/Line Managers Expect As A Result Of The Course?
  • Broadening of awareness of the the scope of the UK Vet Tech role and how it can support your practice.
  • Increase confidence in farm interactions
  • Promote safer working practices
  • Enhanced knowledge of biosecurity and professional standards
  • An understanding of the regulatory framework within which you work.

    Previous delegates have experienced
  • Great discussions, everybody got involved.
  • I found the course very interesting and the trainers were great.
  • A very big thank you to the course vets who were a great help and spoke to us in layman terms which helped make us feel very much at ease when we thought we might be asking a silly questions.
  • The trainers were excellent at explaining the skills on a level that was easy to understand. I have since practiced many of these skills back at our practice and I am looking forward to starting on level two.

    What Are the Likely Benefits to The Business?
  • Demonstrable quality assurance of veterinary techniques
  • Improved confidence and enthusiasm of the Vet Tech team
  • Sharing of ideas with other practices and the development of this service and how to commercialise it.

    Programme Overview
  • Explore the scope of VetTech roles as part of the wider veterinary team by sharing ideas and experiences with fellow delegates and the trainer.
  • Understand the legal framework that VetTechs work in.
  • Develop an understanding of the principles of biosecurity and why it is importance in farm practice
  • Develop an understanding of what being a good professional entails
  • Develop communication skills, especially around interaction with farmers sometimes under challenging circumstances.
  • Keep safe through examining the behaviours that result in accidents or their avoidance on farm and building some skills in this area.
  • Describe themselves as official XLVets VetTechs.

    Additional Info


    Cost (inc. VAT): £234.00
    Trainer: Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS
    Date: 24 Oct 2017
    Start Time: 9:00
    Duration: 8 Hours
    Address: TBA

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