• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
Become a qualified Pet Care / Vet Assistant. The Pet Care - VET Assistant course taught at International Career Institute (ICI) provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from very successful, highly qualified and experienced professionals. It also allows you to enter into a profession that continues to grow and provide great lifestyle benefits for animal lovers

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How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career as a pet car and veterinary assistant work
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a pet care pro in months not years!
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $49 per week

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

Are you an absolute pet lover? If taking care of animals is your perfect slice of heaven, then a bright career as a Veterinary Assistant awaits you! These animal and pet care assistants play a crucial role in helping out veterinary doctors carry out day-to-day tasks in taking care of both big and small animals, such as examining animals for signs of injury or illness, record keeping, as well as provide comfort and support to pet owners when their beloved animals undergo surgical procedures. And yes, an absolute passion for animal well-being is a must!

But more than just a hobby and a past time, the demand for Vet Assistants is growing by the day. Employment opportunities are forecasted to grow by a further 18% over the next 10 ten years which is above average.

Veterinary assistant job opportunities are expected to be attractive because the number of job openings is expected to exceed the number of new graduates. Demand for veterinary care also has grown throughout the years, as animals’ medical care is an important priority for most owners.

Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) and the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC). ICI courses are not AQF qualifications. ICI is an independent global awarding body that develops and administers career-related curriculum and training programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      24 weeks.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to animal and veterinary health care
  • Animal health issues, illness and injuries
  • Illness and disease identification and treatment
  • Veterinary office management and administration
  • Risk and safety management in animal care settings
  • Animal first aid and injuries
  • Preventative health care
  • Pet / animal rehabilitation and nursing
  • Routine health care treatments
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Animal behaviour, perception and communication
  • Animal genetics
  • Animal social and instinct behaviours
  • Animal handling and transportation
  • Behavioural and abnormal animal behaviours
  • Pet / Animal training

                              English Language Requirements

                              This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                              Academic Requirements

                              Prerequisites
                              • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level.

                              Tuition Fee

                              • International

                                1611 AUD/full
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
                              • National

                                1611 AUD/full
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
                              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                              • Pay Upfront - 10% Off = $1450
                              • Weekly Instalment Plan - $49 x 32 weeks

                              Funding

                              ICI are passionate about education and providing opportunities for individuals to fulfil their potential. We want to reward outstanding individuals for a variety of achievements and we have a number of scholarships available to a wide variety of courses.

                              • Military Scholarship.
                              • Business Leadership Scholarship - With a competitive job market and more people obtaining a degree qualification than ever before, it is essential for individuals to identify a way to stand out to employers when searching for a job. An ICI Business Scholarship could be for you.
                              • University Scholarship - Currently studying at University? Then an ICI University Scholarship is for you.

                              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                              The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                              Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.