Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Assistance and Animal First Aid

Start Your Rewarding Career as a Veterinary Assistant

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.

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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.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Pet Rehabilitator
  • Pet Shop Staff
  • Zookeeper
  • Veterinary Assistant

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About The Course

Launch a PAW-sitive Start to Your Career in Vet Assistance

Passionate about providing the best care possible for our furry friends and helping animals in need? Then unleash your passion for animals and embark on a fulfilling career as a vet assistant with the Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Assistance and Animal First Aid.

From providing care and comfort to animals in need to supporting veterinary professionals, enrolling in a zoology course will make you an essential part of any veterinary team. You'll learn valuable skills and gain a thorough understanding of common health problems in animals, behaviorism, principles of disease, and how to help animals in need, among other topics. With every day bringing a new adventure, this course, one of our vet assistant courses, offers you the opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of animals and their owners. Embrace the chance to transform your passion for animals into a rewarding career by exploring the dynamic field of zoology. 

You’ll also learn essential skills and knowledge to assist veterinary professionals in providing exceptional care to animals in need through a comprehensive program that covers a range of modules including pet care, animal health care, animal diseases, animal welfare, animal conservation, animal first aid, vet assistance advanced, and an introduction to vet nursing. Start your journey and unlock your potential and make a difference in the lives of animals as a compassionate and skilled vet assistant.

Study From $25 Per Week

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? This course comes with a Flexible Payment Plan option starting from $25 per week. Simply pay a weekly amount towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less. 


"This is my second time going through with online studies, my first experience was horrible (through a different company) no support at all. I first hesitated when joining to study again online but since being with courses4me I have had no problems at all, everyone you speak to is humble and helpful, the course is straightforward and clear as well which helps alot when completing your certificate. Very flexible with my busy lifestyle and works perfectly around my kids and duties as a mother and house wife." - Amelia