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Vet Tech Level One: Base Module

This course is the foundation piece supporting the Vet Tech programme within XLVets. It aims to inspire attendees with regards to the scope of Vet Techs as a career, foster ideas to progress Vet Tech 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 team. IMG_2266

Duration: One day

Who simply MUST attend?

All XLVets Vet Techs and those considering a career as an XLVets Vet Tech. This course is also suitable for anyone working in a farm practice who supports a clinical team of vets and vet techs.

What’s different about this course?

It 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 to deliver the very best client services.

What are the changes delegates can expect as a result of the course?

  • Broadening of awareness of the scope of the UK Vet Tech role and how it can support your practiceVetTech
  • 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

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

Course objectives:

  • Explore the scope of Vet Tech roles as part of the wider veterinary team by sharing ideas and experiences with fellow delegates and the trainer
  • Understand the legal framework that Vet Techs work in
  • Develop an understanding of the principles of biosecurity and why it is important 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
  • Keeping 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 Vet Techs

Testimonials

“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 silly questions.”

“The trainers we 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’m looking forward to starting on level two.”

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Date Category Course Title Trainer Location Detail
13 Mar 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison 252 Croft Road Swindon Wiltshire SN1 4RW View
20 Mar 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Paragon Veterinary Group Carlisle House, Townhead View
20 Mar 2018 Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Leadership Programme BRATHAY Birmingham View
28 Mar 2018 Small Animal14 Small Animal Cytology Stephen Jordan Gloucester View
10 Apr 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Riverside Centre, Derby View
17 Apr 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme April Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
8 May 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Prostock Vets View
15 May 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Tyndale Vets, Gloucester View
21 May 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice- Leaders workshop Rosie Allister Hook Norton, Oxfordshire View
23 May 2018 Graduate16,Farm15,Dairy18 Feeding Fundamentals: Milk from Grass Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS Cheshire View
18 Jun 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice - employee session Rosie Allister Lambert, Leonard & May View
3 Jul 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
9 Jul 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice- Employee workshop Rosie Allister Paragon Veterinary Group Carlisle House, Townhead View
17 Jul 2018 Business17 Delivering Customer Excellence Bobbie Flight Clyde Vets, Lanarkshire View
8 Aug 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
5 Sep 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley The Pulteney Centre, Huddart Street, Wick, KW1 5BA View
11 Sep 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 XLVets Farm Graduate Development Programme - Sept Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS North Yorkshire View
17 Sep 2018 Graduate16,Small Animal14 Small Animal Exotics Vicki Temple Cumbria View
27 Sep 2018 Farm15 Dairy Genetics Neil Eastham Ashbrook Equine, Cheshire View
1 Oct 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice for Employees Rosie Allister Sturminster, DT10 1BD View
2 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Farm15 Getting More From Your Rectals : The Use of Ultrasound in Fertility Visits Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Dorset/ Somerset View
8 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Small Animal14 XLVets Small Animal Graduate Programme - Group 1 Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Oxfordshire View
23 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - Base module Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
24 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - General Skills Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health View
13 Nov 2018 Equine21,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14,Smallholder9,Poultry10 Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View
15 Nov 2018 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Farm15,Small Animal14 Advanced Train the Trainer (2-day) Vince Holley Larkmead Vets, Oxfordshire View