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With our amazing course bundle you can save hundreds of dollars, by getting access to all our Veterinary and Welfare courses for one low price!

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The Veterinary Assistant and Welfare Bundle 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 and provide administration and support services within a clinic or animal health organisation. As part of this course bundle you will complete the following 7 courses:

Pet Care Certificate

Explore Vet Nursing Career Sampler

Animal Health Care Certificate

Animal Diseases Certificate

Animal Welfare Certificate

Animal Conservation Certificate

Essential Animal First Aid Certificate

This bundle will not only save you over $700, it will give you the career boost you are looking for.  

As part of this course bundle you are also completing our Veterinary Assistant Advanced Certificate, so you will receive this bonus Certificate too!

This industry leading course also includes 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.  Dr Kate is also the Founder of Sydney tech startup, Thankly, and Director for Cannpal Pet Therapeutics. She is one of Australia’s most well known media vets and a leading expert in animal health care. 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. Check out a sneak peek here:

Industry Facts

There has never been a better time to work in the vet nursing industry. According to the Government's JobOutlook website there is strong growth with around 9,000 job openings over the next 5 years (that's about 1,800 a year).  Veterinary nurses have prospects all over Australia and New Zealand, including strong demand in regional areas.  A career in this industry also offers plenty of part time opportunities with around half of all vet nurses employed on a part time basis. 

Working in veterinary nursing is extremely practical and hands-on.  It's suited to people that are passionate about animals, who enjoy helping or providing a service, but who are also analytical and can search for facts and follow procedures.  The role includes tasks such as holding animals to allow veterinarians to conduct examinations, giving medicines to animals and providing advice and care to both animal patients and owners.

For any additional questions please see our comprehensive FAQ's.

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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Veterinary Assistant and Welfare Course Bundle (7 Certificates).

 
Career Pathways

  • Veterinarian Assistant
  • Animal Attendant
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Animal Carer
  • Employment at a cattery, kennel, pet shop or specialist pet service
  • Animal hospital assistant
  • Animal refuges and welfare organisations
  • Pet shop employee or business owner
  • Animal breeder
  • Animal accommodation facilities (e.g. kennels and catteries)
  • Wildlife reserves, parks and zoos
  • Farm Hand

 
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Delivered 100% online, no classroom required

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Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

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Pre-Requisites and Important Information

There are no formal requirements to do this course. 

This Veterinary Assistant and Welfare Course Bundle 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.

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

 
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Animal Welfare Courses

True animal lovers will appreciate this course because it gives them an opportunity to pursue a career within animal welfare agencies such as the RSPCA. You’ll learn to recognise common health problems, animal behaviour, and signs of ill health. Your skills will help to assist in veterinary facilities, understand safety and pet first aid, administration of animal health, preventative health care, routine health treatments, health problems in domestic pets and rehabilitation care.

Careers in animal care

Some typical careers in Animal Care include:

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

 

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