Pet Care/Vet Assistant

 Certificate

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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 UNITS


Pet Care Units An Introduction to Pet Care Provide Basic Care for Domestic Cats Provide Basic Care for Domestic Dogs Provide Dog Grooming Service Animal Health Care Units Taking Care of your Animals Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets Basic First Aid for Animals Routine Health Care for Animals Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being Working in Veterinary Services Administration Services for the Veterinary Service Animal Diseases Units 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 Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses Other Conditions and Disorders




CAREER OUTCOMES


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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