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Vet Assistant

Course Overview



This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $20 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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This course is made up of 2 subjects and 19 units of study. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.



Access to your course online 24/7, allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to learn, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Do you love animals? Have you always thought about working with animals professionally? But not sure where to start? Then our Vet Assistant course is perfect for you!

This Vet Assistant course is the ideal starting point for anyone who is looking to work with animals on a professional level.

Designed for those students that have not completed any studies in Veterinary training, the Vet Assistant course starts with the fundamentals of working in a veterinary clinic, including Veterinary processes, procedures and even Veterinary administration.

The Vet Assistant online course is designed to help you secure an entry-level role in Veterinary care facilities and then from there, you could proceed to complete a Vet Nurse Certificate and climb the industry ladder.

Start studying your vet assistant certificate today and propel yourself into the future you have always wanted.

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Course Outline

Subject 1 – Animal Healthcare

  1. Animal Healthcare
  2. Faculties Administration & Management
  3. Occupational Health and safety – OH&S
  4. Signs of Poor Health
  5. Common Diseases
  6. Common Treatments
  7. Common Pet Issues
  8. Animal Behaviour ·
  9. Rehabilitation

Subject 2 – Common Diseases in Animals

  1. Introduction
  2. Bacterial Diseases
  3. Fungal Diseases (Mycoses)
  4. Parasitological Conditions
  5. Metabolic & Nutritional Conditions
  6. Poisoning
  7. Other Common Disorders & Diseases
  8. Common Disease Indicators
  9. Disease Investigation
  10. Sampling
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