Do you see yourself working alongside a veterinarian, providing care and compassion to both animals and owners. This course introduces you to the fascinating world of vet nursing, where you can turn your compassion for animals into a rewarding career.
"Really enjoying the course! Keeping me busy and very enjoyable. I’ve learnt so much in such a short time. I can’t wait to pursue a career in this industry; it’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I’m very glad this course was recommended to me, I’ll be recommending it to my friends and family too." - Mikala
Study our Veterinary Assistant Advanced Certificate and learn the skills and knowledge required to become a Veterinary Assistant.
Designed in collaboration with top experts like Bondi Vet's Dr Kate Adams, this 100% online Course Bundle will equip you with the practical, on-the-job skills and training that employers in the industry are looking for right now.
You could spend a lot of money (and hours!) studying in person at a traditional training institution, or you could start learning online, your way, today with dedicated one-on-one support. This Veterinary Assistant Advanced Certificate includes all the topics from the following courses:
The 3 value-packed courses will teach you about all the most important aspects of caring for animals, preparing you to work alongside veterinarians or even further your journey to becoming one.
The Veterinary Assistant Advanced Certificate prepares you to work closely with veterinarians to provide both routine and emergency care. This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to work with animals in a variety of roles in the industry. You may perform tasks such as feeding animals, monitoring their weight, cleaning their cages, administering medications, and nursing the animal after procedures. This online course offers you the different critical skill sets and competencies to become a confident and effective support worker in animal care.
Our animal and welfare courses will equip you with the necessary skills to deliver care in a veterinary clinic. Skills covered include caring for pets such as dogs, cats, birds, fish, rabbits, reptiles and rodents, identifying signs of ill health and problems in domestic pets and managing administration services in a veterinary clinic. Honing these critical skills will give you the confidence and knowledge to become an effective Veterinary Assistant.
The fulfilling future you've always wanted is within your reach, you just need to make the right next move...
And this Veterinary Assistant Advanced Certificate is it!
Upon completion, you’ll be fully prepared to help provide both routine and emergency animal care and feel confident knowing you have the ultimate edge in this increasingly competitive industry.
If you want to make a genuine difference to the lives of animals great and small, this Course Bundle will give you the hands - on skills to get straight to work.
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Celebrity Mentor Series: Introduction by Dr Kate Adams
This industry leading course includes 2+ hours of our brand NEW Celebrity Mentor Series, a video learning "masterclass" hosted by Dr Kate Adams from Bondi VET. Head veterinarian and owner of Bondi Vet, you may have seen her on TV in the hit series Bondi VET. Our new mentor series is designed so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a very personal tutorial with one of the industries leading experts.
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)
One on one mentor support
Live chat, 7 days a week
There are no formal requirements to do this course.
This Veterinary Assistant Online is designed for people with little or no prior experience in the animal industry who would like to start a career as a full-time or part-time veterinary assistant or nurse. The course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and takes 290 hours of study to complete.
To successfully complete this course, a student must:
Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
Be a self-directed learner
Possess sound language and literacy skills
Module One: Pet Care
An Introduction to Pet Care
Provide Basic Care for Cats
Provide Basic Care for Dogs
Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish
Provide Basic Care for Birds
Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians
Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits
Provide Dog Grooming Service
Module Two: Animal Health Care
Taking Care of your Animals
Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets
Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour
Basic First Aid for Animals
Routine Health Care for Animals
Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals
Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being
Common Health Problems in Farm Animals
Working in Veterinary Services
Administration Services for the Veterinary Service
Safety in Veterinary Services
A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian
Module Three: Animal Diseases
Assist in Health Care of Animals
Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection
Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures in Animal Work
Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals
Implementing Animal Health Control Programs
Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals
Domestic Animal Toxicology
Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses
Other Conditions and Disorders
* Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
* Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer