Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Open Colleges

This qualification is part of the Animal Care and Management Training Package. It is the industry qualification for persons operating as veterinary nurses within veterinary clinics. Candidates should expect that access to a veterinary clinic whilst undertaking study for this qualification will be essential for meeting assessment requirements. Access may be through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks. Candidates undertaking equine elective units will require access to work experience and/or employment within an equine veterinary clinic or hospital.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate II in Animal Studies; or vocational training and/or work experience across a range of work settings

Structure:

23 units: 19 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in workplace communications; Feed and water animals; Assist in health care of animals; Source information for animal care needs; Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work; Carry out daily clinic routines; Perform clinic office procedures; Provide specific animal care advice; plus more. Electives: Implant microchip in cats and dogs; Coordinate clinic promotional activities; Provide basic care of amphibians; Provide basic care of domestic cats; Provide basic care of mammals; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Surgery; Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Dental; Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Emergency and Critical Care; Diploma of Veterinary Nursing - General Practice

Related Careers:

Veterinary Nurse,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info Yes Online
Sydney No info Yes
Established in 1910, Open Colleges (formerly Cengage Education) is a Registered Training Organisation and online education provider. Open Colleges offers nationally recognised diplomas and certificates plus a range of general interest courses. Courses are delivered online and many include a practical work placement.

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