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Course Info

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

National Course Code: ACM40418

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing prepares you for an exciting career as a veterinary nurse. Choose an area of specialisation such as companion animals, horses general, horses breeding, horses foal care, pocket pets, wildlife and captive animals or practice programs.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Admit and discharge animal patients
  • Coordinate theatre routines and carry out surgical nursing and dental procedures
  • Prepare and monitor anaesthesia and analgesics in animals
  • Nurse animals and support their nutritional needs
  • Comply with infection control policies

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Empathy and compassion for animals
  • Great communication skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • An ability to remain calm in a crisis

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Pathways to specialise in multiple areas of the veterinary nursing industry

Career opportunities:

  • Veterinary nurse
  • Veterinary sales representative
  • Veterinary receptionist
  • Zoo keeping veterinary nurse
  • Equine veterinary nurse
  • Veterinary nurse in organisations such as the RSPCA or Animal Welfare League

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your expertise further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animals)
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Horses General)
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Horses Breeding)
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Horses Foal Care)
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Pocket Pets)
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Wildlife and Captive Animals)
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Practice Programs)

Locations

This course is currently available at 22 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • On campus, Combination, Online
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Showing 1 to 26 options of 26 for Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Bankstown (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Coffs Harbour Education: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Gosford (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Goulburn: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 2 years

Goulburn (focused on Companion Animals): Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 2 years

Kingscliff (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 18 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Kurri Kurri: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Kurri Kurri (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Orange: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Orange: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Primary Industries Centre: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Primary Industries Centre (focused on Companion Animals): Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Richmond (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 16 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Scone: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Scone: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
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Scone: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
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TAFE Digital (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, Online

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 2.5 years

Tamworth: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Ultimo: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Ultimo (Focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 18 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Ultimo (focused on Companion Animals): Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 21 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 2.5 years

Wauchope (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 21 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Wollongbar (focused on Companion Animals): Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 18 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Yallah: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 1.5 years

Yallah: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1.5 years

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