Level 2 Certificate Veterinary Receptionist

Level 2 Certificate Veterinary Receptionist


This distance learning course is perfect for anyone wanting a successful career as a veterinary receptionist. Alongside working in a veterinary receptionist role, you will gain confidence in maintaining a safe working veterinary environment, as well as developing your knowledge of veterinary products, practices and terminology. Veterinary receptionists play a crucial role in managing client experiences, which consequently impacts on practice reputation.

The course will take place entirely online. To apply, you need to be working as a veterinary receptionist, in either a paid or voluntary role. The course content will be delivered by a mixture of live, tutor-led digital sessions and online independent study provided by the tutor.

Entry requirements:

  • GCSEs in English, Maths and Science at grade 3/D or above (this will be discussed on an individual basis)
  • Either a paid or voluntary position working a substantial number of hours each week as a veterinary receptionist in a vet practice to support your course

Course duration:

  • Approximately 6-12 months
  • Rolling enrolment – you can apply to start at any point
  • You will be required to attend a centre to sit examination/s

Units studied:

  • Working safely in a veterinary practice
  • Principles and practice of veterinary reception
  • Maintenance of a veterinary reception area
  • Assisting with the supply of veterinary products
  • Essentials of veterinary terminology

How the course is assessed:

  • Online portfolio of practical skills
  • 30 minute multiple choice MCQ exam taken at a VetSkill approved centre

Course cost:

  • £1,000
  • Includes registration fee and one examination fee (re-sits are charged additionally)
  • Can be paid by the student, vet practice or a combination of the two
  • Can be paid in instalments or one lump sum

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