Box Hill Institute

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

ACM40418Box Hill Institute (RTO 4687)
Institution rating
4.2
Duration
2 yearsfull-time
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
January

Why study this course

  • Build the specialist skills and knowledge needed for a role as a Veterinary Nurse
  • Learn to provide animal care, assist in surgery, maintain equipment, conduct pathology procedures, and perform reception duties and administrative tasks
  • Study on-campus and undertake rotations through the Pets on Elgar veterinary clinic, or study as a trainee and work in the industry while you study

Visit the Box Hill Institute website to find out more about this course.


Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
67%
Roles related to this course: Veterinary Nurse, Nurse, Animal Attendant, Practice Manager, and 3 more.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a Certificate II or III in Animal Studies or equivalent; AND
  • Have at least 15 hours per week of voluntary or paid employment as a nurse in a veterinary clinic

Before enrolling, you must undertake a pre-training review which will assess your suitability for the course as well as your language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Box Hill Campus - Elgar

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Carry out daily practice routines
  • Identify animal anatomy and physiology for animal care work
  • Coordinate veterinary reception duties
  • Apply imaging routines
  • Perform clinical pathology procedures
  • Coordinate and perform surgical nursing routines
  • Nurse animals
  • Carry out medical nursing routines
  • Provide nutritional advice and support for animals

Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Box Hill Institute can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
Box Hill Institute
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Published Jul 2018
Certificate IV in Veterinary NursingBox Hill Institute
Graduation date2008
Study modeBlended
Student review
Best place to get this qualification, great tutors and support with clear on line study guides. You really come out feeling like you have achieved your goals
Published May 2018
Certificate IV in Veterinary NursingBox Hill Institute
Graduation date2008
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
great school, enjoyed the course, awesome teachers, brand new facilities and amenities.
Published May 2018
Certificate IV in Veterinary NursingBox Hill Institute
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Awesome really good teacher and very helpful found it easy especially if I had issues the teachers were easy to approach I would have liked there to be more options for jobs after the course most of us got stuck after the course.

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Support and delivery

When you study with Box Hill Institute, you will have access to:

  • A range of student support services that are available across all Box Hill campuses, from counselling and welfare support to disability and Indigenous services
  • Student Wellbeing Officers who are there to provide the support you need to succeed in your studies
  • StudentWeb, your online learning space where you can contact teachers, access relevant course information and view your timetable
  • State-of-the-art training facilities such as real businesses and purpose-built spaces, giving you an opportunity to build real-world skills
  • Skills and Jobs Centres, which are run with the support of the Victorian Government, where you can access career advice, potential jobs and assistance preparing your resume

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Certificate IV in Veterinary NursingACM40418

You may wish to discuss the following with Box Hill Institute:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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