Animal Magic! So, you want to be a Veterinary Nurse? 9.30am-12.00pm (NI Schools Only) - Speakers for Schools

Animal Magic! So, you want to be a Veterinary Nurse? 9.30am-12.00pm (NI Schools Only)

Animal Magic! So, you want to be a Veterinary Nurse? 9.30am-12.00pm (NI Schools Only)


Age: 14-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Science

Application deadline: 17/03/2023

Dates: 31/03/2023 – 31/03/2023

Timings: 09:30 – 12:00

At this Insight Session we aim to de-bunk some of the myths that exist about veterinary nursing careers such as all you will do is cuddle kittens, that it’s much easier to be a veterinary nurse than to be a vet and that attending college and achieving your qualifications is enough to get you a job in this exciting career! 

 

The team at CAFRE are here to help you explore this career, plus the skills and qualifications you will need to excel as a Veterinary Nurse. There will be lots of interactive activities during the session and opportunities to ask questions. 

 

Here’s what we have planned for the morning…

9.30am            Welcome & Introductions – Who we are? What we do? Short poll / quiz about Veterinary Nursing.

9.45am            Meet our Students & Employers

10.15am           Skills to Succeed – have you got what it takes to be an outstanding Veterinary Nurse? We will help you explore your skills, personal qualities, and personal attributes you will need to excel in this career.

11.00am         BREAK

11.15am           Group Task – Scenario Challenges in Break Out Rooms. So, what would you do if…. Our team will help you explore and discuss some of the tough decisions you may need to make as a Veterinary Nurse.

11.45am           The Application Process Explained – from minimum entry requirements, the online application process and key dates for your diary, plus our top tips for securing a CAFRE approved training practice with a local veterinary clinic as your progress through your qualification.

12.15pm          Final recap of the day, plus Q&A session with the team from CAFRE.

12.25pm          Student Feedback Survey

12.30pm          Close the session

When applying, answer the following questions

  • Why would you like a career as a Veterinary Nurse?
  • Which of your skills would you like to improve?
  • Passion: What cause(s) are you passionate about? Please also explain why.

More about what we do:

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) offers full-time and part-time courses to educate new entrants and support staff working within the agri-food and rural sectors to improve business efficiency.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Staying Positive
 
 Teamwork

Apply here

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