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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
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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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Overview

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

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).

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:

  • 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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General 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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

Pet Care - VET Assistant
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