If you want to play an important role in animal health care, a great way to get started is with our animal studies course specialising in veterinary nurse skills.
Through a combination of classroom learning, practical classes, and excursions to Myuna Farm, Dandelion Rabbit Retreat and the Dog Lover's show, you will gain the skills and knowledge pathway to a career as veterinary nurse in the animal care industry.
Areas of study include:
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06 Dec 2019 at 01:00PM AEST
February and July
Full time: 12 months (1 day on campus per week)
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After successful completion of our animal studies course specialising in veterinary nurse skills you can apply for a range of professional animal care roles including:
There are no formal entry requirements for this course
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
You may wish to use your course qualification to apply for placement as a veterinary nurse and enrol into the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. You can be credited with up to 3 core units and 4 elective units in the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
Your other study options include the Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services, a Diploma of Animal Technology or a university degree.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Concessions||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80.00||$80.00||$80.00|
|Retain Course Items||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00|
|Total Course Estimate||$1,224.00||$2,760.00||$7,560.00|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$1,224.00||$2,760.00||$7,560.00|
Completion of 12 units (including 7 core and 5 electives).
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