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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
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
1 Oct 2018 Equine21,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Thriving in Practice for Employees Rosie Allister NFU Office, Station Road, Sturminster, 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
10 Oct 2018 Graduate16,Small Animal14 XLVets Small Animal Graduate Programme - Group 2 Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Oxfordshire View
16 Oct 2018 Business17 Managing for Performance (Appraisals) Ian Harrison Synergy Farm Health, Evershot View
30 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - Base module Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health, Dorset View
31 Oct 2018 Farm15,Cattle12,Dairy18,Other5 VetTech - General Skills Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS Synergy Farm Health View
8 Nov 2018 Business17 Managing for Performance (Appraisals) Ian Harrison Paragon Vets, Carlisle View
13 Nov 2018 Farm15 Dairy Genetics Neil Eastham Lambert, Leonard & May 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
5 Feb 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison St Boniface Vets, Crediton, Exeter View
2 Apr 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Tyndale Vets, Gloucester View
4 Jun 2019 Equine21,Equine20,Business17,Graduate16,Farm15,Small Animal14 Difficult Conversations Ian Harrison Scott Mitchell Associates, Hexham View