Course Description
Have you always wanted to work in the veterinary and animal care industry? Turn your passion into a profession with the Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Nursing. 





















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Job Prospects

Veterinary Nurse

Work Placement
This course contains 480 hours of work placement.

The workplace will need to provide veterinary services to animals such as veterinary clinics, veterinary hospitals as well as mobile vets.Your work placement can be completed anywhere in the world, and you will be responsible for the costs of any travel, accommodation, insurance or any other requirements related to your work placement.

Payment Plans

Payment plans can be adjusted to suit your financial needs. Please email for more information. Please be advised that we do not offer concession with this course.



Students that embark on the Advanced Certificate In Veterinary Nursing must have completed or be in enrolled in the Veterinary Nursing Pathway Certificate.


Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Communication

Unit 2 -      Managing Work Schedules and Routine

Unit 3 -      Teamwork

Unit 4 -      Workplace Meetings

Unit 5 -      Workplace Documentation

Unit 6 -      Giving Information and Advice

Unit 7 -      Workplace Health and Safety

Unit 8 -      Workplace Hazards and Risks

Unit 9 -      Infection Control and Biosecurity

Unit 10 -    Zoonosis

Unit 11 -    Drugs and Medications

Unit 12 -    Ordering Stock and Stocktakes

Unit 13  Reception Duties

Unit 14 -    Emergencies

Unit 15 -    Vaccinations and Diseases

Unit 16 -    Parasites

Unit 17 -    Nutrition

Unit 18 -    Diet

Unit 19 -    Anatomy

Unit 20 -    Physiology

Unit 21 -    Pathology

Unit 22 -    The Veterinary Ward

Unit 23 -    Clinical Examinations

Unit 24 -    Nutritional Support

Unit 25 -    Dressings and Bandages

Unit 26 -    Theatre Practice

Unit 27 -    Preparing The Patient For Surgery

Unit 28 -    Assisting During Surgery

Unit 29 -    Instruments

Unit 30 -    Dentistry                                 

Unit 31 -    Anaesthesia

Unit 32 -    Monitoring Anaesthesia                                                                                                     

Unit 33 -    Anaesthetic Machine and Systems

Unit 34 -    Radiology

Unit 35 -    Fluid Therapy

Unit 36 -    Student Manual Submission


Students Receive

Once course is complete and fees are paid in full

1   x Certificate In Advanced Veterinary Nursing

35 x Statement Of Attainment Certificates 

1   x Course Transcript 


Yorkshire Terrier at the Vet


Advanced Certificate In Veterinary Nursing

12 to 24 Months



Internationally Recognised and Accredited

Placement (480) Manual (1)

Assessments (85) Exams (65)


$600 deposit followed by $50 p/w


Access to a computer

Available with mentoring only

When passed

Veterinary Nursing Pathway Certificate