Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Assistance and Animal First Aid

Embark on a rewarding career as a vet assistant with the Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Assistance and Animal First Aid, gaining valuable insights into animal health and behavior, and become an integral part of any veterinary team, making a daily difference in the lives of animals and their owners.
Course Provider
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced Learning

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course is self-paced. It takes approximately 360 hours to complete, but you have lifetime access to the course to study when it suits you best. 
Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.
Career Outcomes
  • Pet Rehabilitator
  • Pet Shop Staff
  • Zookeeper
  • Veterinary Assistant
Course Modules
  1. Pet Care
  2. Animal Health Care
  3. Animal Diseases
  4. Animal Welfare
  5. Animal Conservation
  6. Animal First Aid
  7. Advanced Vet Assistance
  8. Introduction To Vet Nursing

*Plus, additional in-depth modules to help you specialise in Veterinary Assistance and Animal First Aid.

Course Fees Include
  • 24/7 access to the online learning portal to study when it suits you best. 
  • Lifetime access to the course. 
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
Why this course?

You are passionate about animal care and want to work with these amazing creatures? Start your first step today with the Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Assistance And Animal First Aid !

Designed by top industry experts, this online course is a sound foundation for anyone interested in working with animals, whether on a farm, in a veterinary facility or in a wildlife park. You will gain a thorough understanding of common health problems in animals, behaviourism, principles of disease, how to help animals in need and much more.

Is COURSES4ME accredited?

Yes. All of their courses are endorsed by the IARC ( and accredited by ICOES ( ICOES has an independent board of management that ensures that the Foundation operates in accordance with its purpose. It has an Advisory Board consisting of independent professors who developed and implemented the Accreditation Standards, a quality charter that is used for the annual review of prospective and existing accredited course providers.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider


Courses4me is one of Australia’s newest online education providers. They endeavour to provide their students with engaging content to encourage them along their career path. All of their courses are provided 100% online and are created by industry experts. Courses4Me caters to the upskiller, the side hustler, the returning to-work mums and dads, and those who just have a passion for learning. Courses4Me offers versatile online courses across fields like animal welfare, youth work, business, and psychology, designed by industry experts for upskillers, career changers, and lifelong learners, ensuring flexibility and comprehensive support.
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