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Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

National ID: ACM40412 | State ID: J481

 

When you complete the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, you will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in a veterinary practice, providing care to a wide variety of animals, assisting with surgery preparation and procedures, performing pathology and imaging procedures, providing post-surgery care and advice, and workplace safety and health.

This course is popular and highly competitive to get into. Please ensure you enter all your work and work experience, both related to the field and unrelated, in your application.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work as a:

·         veterinary nurse

·         veterinary surgical assistant

·         veterinary receptionist

·         animal carer

·         animal welfare worker.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice), and

Students may apply for further study into the Bachelor of Animal Studies (Murdoch University).

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

Central Regional Tafe
Geraldton
Two semesters
Y
Y

South Metro Tafe
Bentley
One year
Y
Y
 

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Bentley
Geraldton
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunities of becoming a veterinary nurse.

Further study opportunities:

Completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work as a:

·         veterinary nurse

·         veterinary surgical assistant

·         veterinary receptionist

·         animal carer

·         animal welfare worker.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice), and

Students may apply for further study into the Bachelor of Animal Studies (Murdoch University).

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

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