Skills for Keeping Animals Healthy & Assisting Vets
The Certificate in Veterinary Assistant program prepares students for an exciting new career as a veterinary assistant and focuses on essential skills of keeping animals healthy, caring for them when they are ill and assisting veterinarians in their offices. Complete in 6 months!
Students learn about the care of animals, how to recognize signs of illness and disease, interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as assisting the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking and accounts payable are emphasized.
Veterinary technicians; Veterinary technologists; Veterinary assistants; Laboratory animal caretakers; Medical clinics.