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ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing ~

ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing ~

IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
To be advised Part-time: 2 yrs Part-time: 6 yrs

Intakes

Course Duration

Cricos Code

Course Description

The ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing is currently in transition and will be replaced with ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. The new course will be part-time for 18 months duration and opens for mid-year intake in July 2020. You will need to hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies or the equivalent and source your own work placement. See all pre-application requirements in Entrance requirements/Pre-requisites below.
 
A veterinary nurse provides nursing care to animals, supports veterinarians during medical and surgical procedures, and helps clients to maintain the health of their animals. The ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing course supports the role of a veterinary nurse, working under the supervision of a registered veterinarian.

As a participant of this course you will need access to patients (animals), clients, medical and surgical cases, veterinary staff, and practice policies and procedures. You will also need to secure your own work placement.

Find out more

Register for the Information Session 5.30pm | Tuesday 31 March | East Campus Auditorium

Work placement/industry experience

ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing:
Self-sourced, mandatory work placement in a Veterinary practice of 240 hours in order to qualify for a place in this course

How often do I attend?

ACM40418 Certificate IV in veterinary Nursing:
First 6 months - 1 day per week
Final 12 months - 2 days per week and 1 day (self-sourced) work placement

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Veterinary nurse
  • Vet clinic manager

~ This course is in transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Course Description

Course Description

The ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing is currently in transition and will be replaced with ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. The new course will be part-time for 18 months duration and opens for mid-year intake in July 2020. You will need to hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies or the equivalent and source your own work placement. See all pre-application requirements in Entrance requirements/Pre-requisites below.
 
A veterinary nurse provides nursing care to animals, supports veterinarians during medical and surgical procedures, and helps clients to maintain the health of their animals. The ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing course supports the role of a veterinary nurse, working under the supervision of a registered veterinarian.

As a participant of this course you will need access to patients (animals), clients, medical and surgical cases, veterinary staff, and practice policies and procedures. You will also need to secure your own work placement.

Find out more

Register for the Information Session 5.30pm | Tuesday 31 March | East Campus Auditorium

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing:
Self-sourced, mandatory work placement in a Veterinary practice of 240 hours in order to qualify for a place in this course

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

ACM40418 Certificate IV in veterinary Nursing:
First 6 months - 1 day per week
Final 12 months - 2 days per week and 1 day (self-sourced) work placement

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Veterinary nurse
  • Vet clinic manager

~ This course is in transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study

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To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

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Date published: 13/02/2020 10:00:13 AM

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