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Explore Vet Nursing Career Sampler

100 Study Hours
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$249 $149

If you've always imagined yourself working with animals, then vet nursing may be the dream career for you.  This Vet Nursing Career Sampler is the perfect starting point for you to secure an entry level position, helping with that all important step towards studying to become a qualified vet nurse.

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This course is ideal if you are at the initial stages in your career search and are considering working with animals as a vet nurse. The course covers animal health care including health problems and behaviours, first aid and safety.  It's an introductory level course, focusing on the care of common pets, including dogs and cats among others.

Industry Facts

According to the Australian Government's JobOutlook website the tasks conducted by a veterinary nurse include:

  • Holding animals to allow examinations
  • Cleaning and sterilising examination tables and equipment
  • Preparing instruments and handing them to the Veterinarian
  • Assisting Veterinarians to administer anaesthetics and oxygen during operations
  • Placing animals in cages for recovery from operations and monitoring their condition
  • Giving medications to animals
  • Maintaining stock control and records
  • Providing animal care advice, and preparing, delivering, and reviewing animal care education programs
  • May perform diagnostic laboratory tests
  • May act as receptionist, accept payments and undertake clerical work

A career in this industry is likely to be secure with good working conditions.  There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.  An ideal career for animal lovers that also enjoy serving and working with others.

Industry Recognised
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Explore Vet Nursing Career Sampler.

Career Pathways

  • Entry Level Veterinarian Assistant
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Animal Carer
  • Employment at a cattery, kennel, pet shop or specialist pet service

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  • Delivered 100% online, no classroom required
  • Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)
  • Assessments are short answer and multiple choice
  • Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)
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