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Veterinary Support Assistant, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 4 days
    Duration
Online
Prepare to join a veterinary team and learn about animal handling and restraint, how to recognize pain, animal psychology and so much more with this Veterinary Support Assistant course at International Open Academy.
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Overview

Anybody who comes into regular contact with animals be that in a kennel, rescue center, or a vet clinic, benefits from learning and understanding key aspects such as:

  • Veterinary terminology
  • Handling dogs, cats, small mammals, and exotics
  • Animal psychology – interpreting signs of stress or pain
  • Handling the fractious animal safely
  • How to gently restrain animals for minor procedures
  • The importance of disinfection and disease control
  • Monitoring inpatients, such as taking vital signs and record keeping
  • Basic animal anatomy and physiology
  • Health and Safety regulations
  • Feeding animals – both healthy and sick
The Veterinary Support Assistant course is offered by International Open Academy.

Accreditation

Accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards and CPD Certification Service. All courses, services and procedures meet the highest standards for online education. Courses which are CPD/CE approved count towards continuous professional development to help you progress in your career.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 4 days
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

All IOA courses are created by an international team of professional online educators with years of experience across a variety of industries. You can benefit from a wealth of hands-on knowledge and get the inside track on working within the industries that interest you most.Our courses are created just for you. All study is completed online. You can learn anywhere, anytime, anyplace. Get comfortable and let us guide you on your way to becoming a professional in your chosen industry.The courses are structured into clearly defined topics, containing detailed written lessons, graphical representations as well as a wealth of instructional videos.Transform your career today with our accredited online courses.

Audience

Teaching 450,000 + 11,000 new students every month, from over 139 countries. As all study is completed online, you can learn anywhere, anytime that suits you.

Lecturers

International Open Academy’s courses are created by an international team of professional online educators with years of experience across a variety of industries. Our team have lived it, experimented with it and forged new standards. You can benefit from a wealth of hands-on knowledge and get the inside track on working within the industries that interest you most.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for everyone with an interest in online learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us nor do you need to pass an entrance exam. Our courses are suitable if you already work in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and further enhance your resume. Check out the course details for more career options.

Technological Requirements

Internet Access and can be accessed from a PC, laptop/tablet or mobile device. We also offer assistance from our friendly team by email, phone and our 24/7 Help Centre.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    79 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 4 days.
  • National

    79 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 4 days.
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