Working as a Veterinary Nurse
Harper Adams is a veterinary nurse approved training centre. Our range of full and part-time courses are accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and produce highly employable skilled veterinary nurses and practice managers.
Clinical Investigation Nurse, Royal Veterinary College
Veterinary Nurse, Ashcroft Veterinary Practice
Trainee veterinary surgeon
Not every day will be perfect; it will be difficult and challenging and things may not always go as well as you expect. A supportive team will always help you and know, in time, that you will be able to achieve that task you struggle with.
Registered Veterinary Nurse, Woodward Veterinary Practice
No matter how tired you are, at the end of the day you always go home feeling satisfied, knowing you have helped to make a difference to an animal’s life and that of their owner.
Veterinary Hospital Nurse, Willows Veterinary Centre
The best thing about placement was getting to do the job I had dreamed of doing and learnt so much about.
Veterinary Nurse, Willows Veterinary Hospital
My role as a student veterinary nurse involved monitoring and maintenance of anaesthetics, diagnostic imaging, laboratory diagnostics, consults with clients, the care and husbandry of in patients and much more.
BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing and Practice Management
When a previously ill animal is discharged to a happy owner, the feeling that you had a significant input in helping nurse that animal back to health is second to none.
Veterinary Nurse, Tern Veterinary Group
It is a great university, great course and it is only with thanks to Harper Adams that I have a wonderful job which I thoroughly love.
Head Nurse, Heywood Veterinary Centre
By being given real life experience on placement you have a more informed idea of what to expect in your future career. It was a fantastic opportunity to meet people and establish professional relationships to help with future career prospects and planning.
Veterinary Nurse, Twycross Zoo