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Veterinary Nursing Case Studies

James Rogerson Veterinary Nursing

“I love the course and knew this was what I wanted to do when I left high school.”

James Rogerson

Veterinary Nursing Apprentice

James Rogerson – Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

James Rogerson is a practice manager at three vet practices in the North West; he has decided to complete a level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing, with ProCo, “to become a better employer.”

Practice manager at Vets4 Pets in Preston, Lytham St Anne’s and Preston Capitol, James explained his decision to become an apprentice.

He said: “I recruit a lot of apprentices, so I thought I would be a better mentor for nurse apprentices if I completed an apprenticeship and understood the pressures of completing the qualification.”

Asked how he split his time being a practice manager and an apprentice, James explained that it’s “very hard” to juggle his time.

“Splitting my time is hard. During exam periods I have to take leave so then I can concentrate on revising. I spend most of my weekends studying for my apprenticeship as during the week I’m a practice manager.

“It does work well spending one day a week at ProCo as it helps me to concentrate on studying the diploma. The tutors at ProCo understand my predicament, which helps.”