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Animal and Applied Science

Study Animal Care, Veterinary Nursing or Science and make use of our modern facilities including laboratories, animal room and farm.  Come and talk to one of our tutors about your study options.

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National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing

From nursing sick or injured animals to providing preventative healthcare to pets and livestock, with this certificate you’ll have a range of clinical, surgical and diagnostic skills at your fingertips, for a future in veterinary nursing.

Graduating with the National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing will open up a range of career pathways for your future working with animals such as veterinary nurse, medical or veterinary sales representative, nutritional representative, animal welfare officer or animal technician

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Abby Wolfram, National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing

"Thanks to the dedicated tutors and practical programme content at EIT I now have a great job that I love".

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Charlotte Crossland

Charlotte Crossland

I started Vet Nursing in 1998. I Studied at Myerscough Agricultural college in Lancashire from 2000-2002 when I became a qualified Vet Nurse having complete NVQII and III in Veterinary Nursing.

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Laboratories

EIT labs are modern and purpose-built comprising both general and specialist laboratories and a fully equipped teaching and research winery.

The general labs, which cater for up to 60 students at any one time, are fully equipped for all sciences including wine science.  Adjacent to these is the specialist wine sensory lab and instrument lab that is equipped for advanced chemical analyses.

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Facilities 

EIT has modern, purpose-built specialist laboratories which cater for up to 60 students at one time.  We also have a fully equipped teaching animal care facility and 45ha sheep and beef farm with yards and woolshed.

At EIT we have a fully equipped animal facility that allows students to enjoy a mix of classroom theory, animal handling and practical experience. It houses a  varied selection of animals including chinchillas, guinea pigs, chickens, turtles and birds as well as a clinical practical room, reception area and treatment room, all of which create the ideal environment for hands on training.

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