Veterinary Nursing is a great study option. Veterinary Nurses provide assistance to Veterinarians, and an important role in animal health care in Australia and around the world. Generally they administer medications to animals under the supervision of a veterinarian, stock medical supplies, maintain and sterilise equipment, keep medical records up-to-date and provide assistance during consultations
You will learn to carry out veterinary clinic reception duties, help with surgical preparations and procedures, respond to emergencies, take blood tests and x-rays and prepare medicines prescribed by the vet. You will also learn how to provide safe and effective animal care, comply with infection control and maintain equipment. You will gain a comprehensive knowledge of workplace safety, general administration, stock control as well as coordinating consulting and theatre routines.You will be able to advise clients about nutrition, animal care, grooming and parasite control products. You will participate in practical training at the veterinary clinic located on campus.
1 year – 1,5 year
Intake dates are ongoing thoughout the year at various locations.
WA, NSW & QLD
The Course Details
Potential Career Pathways:
- Animal Hospital Assistant
- Veterinary Nurse
- Wildlife Hospital Nurse
Higher Education Opportunities:
- Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing
- Bachelor of Biology
Common Course Requirements
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:
- A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
- 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.
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2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215
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