Through our animal technology course, you will gain industry knowledge and learn the practical skills required to work as an animal technician in a medical research facility or similar establishment.
As an animal technician, you will work with animals every day and be responsible for their care and welfare. In this course, you will gain knowledge about:
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24 Jan 2020 at 01:00PM AEST
Full time: 2 years
Our animal technology course can lead to a range of job opportunities including:
You will need to be able to supply evidence of a current tetanus vaccination, completed Year 11 (or above) or be mature age.
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.
VTAC and direct entry
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
After successful completion of our animal technology course, you can apply for the Bachelor of Animal & Veterinary Biosciences at La Trobe University and may be eligible to receive up to 120 credit points towards your degree. Following the Bachelor, you can then apply for entry into veterinary science or alternative degree courses.
There are also pathways into Deakin University.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$100||$100|
|Total Course Estimate||$11,488||$17,263|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$9,022||$13,587|
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 20 units of competency (including 15 core units plus 5 elective units)
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