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Pet Care / VET Assistant - USA, Diploma

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 168 days
    Duration
Become a qualified Pet Care / Vet Assistant. The Pet Care / VET Assistant - USA course at International Career Institute (ICI) - USA provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from very successful, highly qualified and experienced professionals. 

About

The Pet Care / VET Assistant - USA course at International Career Institute (ICI) - USA allows you to enter into a profession that continues to grow and provide great lifestyle benefits for animal lovers. 

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!
  • Study a pet care / veterinary course that was designed in conjunction with senior members of the profession
  • 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 $39 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!

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.

Our graduates have found employment in the following areas:

  • Veterinary Assistant – veterinary technician, animal lab technician, veterinary assistant, hospital assistant
  • Pet Therapist, Groomer
  • Pet Shop staff member or owner
  • Animal Trainer, Groomer or Breeder (usually self employed)
  • Animal Welfare Officer at Animal Shelters
  • Zoo and Wildlife Park staff members

Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very “hands on” approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the “theory” behind the industry – they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: You can start a course at any time of the year with our regular intake dates. Once you have enrolled you can begin your studies at a time that suits you.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 168 days
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      24 weeks.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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 requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                              Academic Requirements

                              Prerequisites

                              • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enroll directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

                              Tuition Fee

                              • International Applies to you

                                1599 USD/full
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 1599 USD for the full programme and a duration of 168 days.
                              • National Applies to you

                                1599 USD/full
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 1599 USD for the full programme and a duration of 168 days.
                              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 = $1439
                              • Weekly Instalment Plan - $39 x 41 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.

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