Certificate In Pet Care/Vet Assistant

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Course Overview

Are you an absolute Pet lover? Do you love caring for animals? Looking for a new career change? The Pet Care/Vet Assistant Certificate is a great opportunity for you open up doors in the animal industry.

The Pet Care/Vet Assistant Certificate prepares you to work closely with Veterinarians to provide both routine and emergency care. This course provides you the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of different 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.

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.

Course Details


Certificate In Pet Care/Vet Assistant

Course Duration

150 hours of study from start to finish

Tutor Support

Monday to Saturday via email or phone contact

Study Mode

100% Online

Start Date

Enrol at anytime

Course Units

Career Pathways


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