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    I completed my Access to Science and Health course last year but due to lack of experience (along with personal reasons) in my chosen field I did not end up applying for university. Now I'm looking to apply for Vet Nursing next September, however most ask for 'atleast 2 weeks work experience in a veterinary practice.' Can I do work experience even though I am no longer affiliated with a college? On the CareCompanion website, it only mentions arranging work experience for school goers.

    If I'm not able to undertake this work experience, should I just carry out volunteer work instead? I do want to volunteer during the next 12 months anyway but not really sure there is a point chasing after this if I'm not likely to get a place due to not being a student.
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    I can't see why volunteering externally would be an issue as you would still be getting the valuable experience. It's worth contacting the places you'd like to volunteer and explain the situation.


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    Try contacting local vets to see whether they could oblige, if they are not interested I expect your nearest RSCPCA, PDSA or animal shelter would appreciate some help.
 
 
 
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