Pet Care - VET Assistant, Short Course | Part time online | International Career Institute (ICI) | Australia
6 months
1611 AUD/full
1611 AUD/full
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Do you have a passion for animals? Is it your dream to work in a setting such as a veterinary clinic, zoo or animal shelter? Take the next step in your professional journey with our flexible and Pet Care - VET Assistant assistant course from International Career Institute (ICI).

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Giving you the chance to learn from highly qualified and experienced professionals within veterinary care, this online course from International Career Institute (ICI) will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in this rewarding field.

Explore the Pet Care - VET Assistant course breakdown below or enrol now to get started.

How Will You Benefit?

There are many benefits associated with studying our pet care courses online. For example, you will:

  • Fast track your career as a veterinary assistant or pet care specialist
  • Study a course that has been designed in consultation with senior members of the animal care profession
  • Complete the learning programme at your own pace, allowing you to fit your studies around work, family and other commitments
  • Have your own personal tutor to provide advice and feedback
  • Avoid the expense and hassle of attending in-person classes
  • Save 10% on your course fee by paying upfront, or choose our interest-free weekly payment plan

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

Veterinary care is a growing industry and skills within this sector are in high demand. People love to have pets, and they want to provide them with the best possible care they can. Working as a veterinary assistant or in a related role gives you the chance to play a key part in this.


This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) and the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC).

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.  





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into our veterinary assistant course.
  • So if you have a love of animals and want to make your dream career a reality, simply enrol today.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1611 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1611 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    1611 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1611 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.


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Pet Care - VET Assistant
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