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VetTech - General Skills

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Price: £474.00

This course is designed to provide attendees with a range of the practical skills most commonly used by VetTechs in practice. The expectation is that VetTechs should have the confidence to hit the ground running and with appropriate support be able to commence delivery of these services on completion of the course.

Who simply MUST attend?

  • Vet Techs looking to gain general husbandry skills on farm.

    What is Different About This Course?
  • This is the only course to offer practical skills for Vet Techs in the support of husbandry tasks. It also offers a wide range of practical tasks most commonly deployed by Vet Techs within the XLVets group.

    What Changes Can Delegates Expect As A Result Of The Course?
  • This course will offer all the necessary practical foundation to offer a wide ranging on farm practical service across
  • Vaccination of livestock including cold chain management and safe administrative practices
  • Disbudding
  • Freeze Branding
  • Mobility scoring
  • Body condition scoring
  • Blood sampling
  • Milking time
  • Cow assessments
  • Animal handling

    What Are the Likely Benefits to The Business?
  • Development of new business streams
  • Enhanced client bonding
  • Closer engagement of the vet team with the day to day running on farm
  • Increased client contact
  • Practical support of the medicines service and business within the practice.

    Programme Overview
  • By the end of the course, delegates should be able to deliver the following services / deploy the following skills subject to the needs of the practice and the qualifications of the individual.
  • Disbudding
  • Freeze branding
  • Mobility Scoring
  • Body condition scoring
  • Vaccination
  • Blood sampling
  • Milk Sample Collection
  • Milking time data capture
  • Safe animal handling

    Additional Info


    Cost (inc. VAT): £474.00
    Trainer: Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS
    Start: 25 Oct 2017
    Finish: 26 Oct 2017
    Start Time: 9:00
    Duration: 8 Hours
    Address: Bishopton Vets, Ripon, N. Yorkshire

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