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Course Description
Have you always wanted to work with animals? The Certificate In Veterinary Assistant is a great starting point for those that are just starting out in the industry. This entry level certificate is designed to help you obtain a junior role within clinic then continue with the Advanced Certificate In Veterinary Assistant to further your career.





















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Job Prospects

Veterinary Assistant

Work Placement
This course contains 280 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.

Students are required to contact the Veterinary Board in their capital city to verify that this course is recognised in their state prior to enrolment.


Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Animal Ethics

Unit 2 -      Animal Welfare

Unit 3 -      The Veterinary Industry

Unit 4 -      Common Health Problems

Unit 5 -      Preventative Health Care

Unit 6 -      Health and Safety

Unit 7 -      Animal Nursing

Unit 8 -      Animal Handling

Unit 9 -      Animal First Aid

Unit 10 -    Animal Diseases I

Unit 11 -    Animal Diseases II

Unit 12 -    Fish

Unit 13  Birds

Unit 14 -    Dogs

Unit 15 -    Cats

Unit 16 -    Guinea Pigs

Unit 17 -    Rabbits

Unit 18 -    Reptiles

Unit 19 -    Wildlife Wound Care


Students Receive

Once course is complete and fees are paid in full

1   x Certificate In Veterinary Assistant

1   x Course Transcript 



Certificate In Veterinary Assistant

12 Months




Placement Assessments Exams 



Access to a computer

12 Months

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