What's it like to be a Veterinary Nurse?
In addition to assisting with medical care, Veterinary Nurses provide vital information and support to pet owners and clients. They are also required to carry out a number of routine tasks including cleaning.
Veterinary Nurses commonly have a passion for animals and their welfare.
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How to become a Veterinary Nurse
- Complete a relevant qualification such as a Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20117), Certificate III in Animal Studies (ACM30117) or a short course that provides you with equivalent knowledge.
- Complete a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (ACM40418). This course provides a combination of theoretical and practical training.
- To specialise and extend your knowledge in the industry you can complete a Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (ACM50219). Completion of this course may open up career opportunities to support Specialist Veterinarians.