Certificate in Veterinary Assistant and Animal Welfare

Get Certified in Veterinary Assistant Certifications in this CPD Endorsed Course

Fast-track your career working with animals with the Certificate in Veterinary Assistant & Animal Welfare. This program prepares you for roles such as veterinary assistant, animal technician, and more.

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Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Approximately 360 hours to complete the course, which has 7 key certificates made up of 60 subjects.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Veterinarian Assistant
  • Vet Nurse
  • 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 Organizations
  • Pet Shop Employee or Business Owner
  • Animal Breeder
  • Animal Accommodation Facilities (e.g. kennels and catteries)
  • Wildlife Reserves, Parks, and Zoos
  • Farm Hand

Course Fees Include

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed

This course is CPD endorsed. Completing CPD-endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points are recognised by employers. You will receive evidence of your CPD points on your Course Completion Acknowledgement and digital badge issued by Credly.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The Certificate in Veterinary Assistant and Animal Welfare has been constructed to be a pathway course to a Certificate II in Animal Care. We have designed a pathway course that offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills fundamental to this industry. The full mapping summary can be provided to students to share with other education providers should they wish to continue in future studies.

Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. 

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

About The Course

Turn Your Passion for Helping Animals in Need and Become a Certified Vet Assistant, Animal Welfare Worker, or Wildlife Reserve Attendant

Do you have a passion for helping animals in need? Ever dreamed of working in a veterinary clinic, a wildlife sanctuary, or an animal rescue center? The Certificate in Veterinary Assistant & Animal Welfare, which includes a focused Veterinary Assistant Course, has been meticulously crafted to fast-track your career in working with animals. This comprehensive training positions you for various roles such as veterinary assistant, animal technician, pet industry professional, animal facility assistant, kennel or cattery assistant, and wildlife park or zoo attendant. Enhance your skills and expand your knowledge further by enrolling in a zoology course through our online animal courses, equipping you with a deeper understanding of animal behavior, care, and conservation.

This course contains 7 separate animal certificates combined into one comprehensive course bundle including Pet Care, Exploring Vet Nursing, Animal Health Care, Animal Diseases, Animal Welfare, Animal Conservation, and Essential Animal First Aid. 

You’ll learn animal first aid, common health problems in farms animals and domestic pets, all about animal behaviour, how to work in a typical veterinary clinic including the facilities and procedures, how to administer animal healthcare and examine sick animals, diagnostic procedures, animal diseases and how it affects the health of pets and other animals and so much more.

The Certificate in Veterinary Assistant and Animal Welfare has been constructed to be a pathway course to a Certificate II in Animal Care. We have designed a pathway course that offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills fundamental to this industry. The full mapping summary can be provided to students to share with other education providers should they wish to continue in future studies.

Study from $26 Per Week

Want to study for the Certificate in Veterinary Assistant & Animal Welfare but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $26 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.

The Certificate in Veterinary Assistant & Animal Welfare offers a comprehensive online education through online courses in Australia, preparing you for roles in veterinary assistance and animal welfare. Delivered with flexible, self-paced learning and mentor support, this CPD endorsed course covers subjects from animal first aid to veterinary clinic operations, providing a pathway to a variety of careers working with animals.

Testimonials

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