VetSkill has announced the launch of three skills-based Level 5 Advanced Diplomas in Veterinary Nursing: Medical, Surgical and Practice Nursing.

The recognised qualifications are expected to take 12 months to complete and are assessed via a combination of online written exams, a skills portfolio, case scenarios, assignments and practical exams.

VetSkill's Qualifications Manager, Sam McMillan, said: "It’s an exciting time within the veterinary nursing industry and to be involved in the creation of such iconic qualifications.

"We’re thrilled with the positive reaction gained by the industry and are confident that developing these skills based qualifications will give veterinary nurses the opportunity for further career growth and improve nurse retention in the industry."

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