Olds College

Veterinary courses

Olds College

Duration : 4 months
Intake : September
Level : Certificate
Tuition & fees: $ 7,008
IELTS : 6.0
TOEFL : 80
PTE : 54

Veterinary Technical Assistant Certificate

About this course

What can you expect from the program?

The Veterinary Technical Assistant is a valued member of a veterinary practice team and works alongside veterinary professionals, Animal Health Technicians, and shelter staff in the small animal industry.

What will you learn?

In this program, you will learn the principles and procedures of the veterinary industry through a combination of classroom and hands-on work with small animals in our hospital setting. You will learn about veterinary equipment, instrumentation, patient preparation, and animal handling skills.

This is an entry level program that introduces students to the veterinary industry and animal care. In as little as four months you could receive a Veterinary Technical Assistant certificate.

  • Work confidently with small animals to provide care in a hospital setting
  • Understand basic veterinary terminology
  • Understand common medical and surgical procedures in veterinary medicine
  • Identify, care for and maintain veterinary equipment and instruments
  • Provide basic care and husbandry to cats/dogs
  • Work professionally in a veterinary setting

Your future

Job opportunities include:

 veterinary clinics, animal shelters, boarding facilities, pet stores, wildlife rehabilitation centres.

Duration : 4 months
Intake : September
Level : Certificate
Tuition & fees : $ 7,008
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)
Tuition & fees :
₹ 364,416
$ 7,008
Total :
₹ 364,416
$ 7,008
Course eligibility

Academic qualification equivalents

  • 50% or better in Two of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Science 20, OR One of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Science 30

English language requirements (one of the below):

  • IELTS      :     no band below 5.5, with an overall band score of no less than a 6.0
  • TOEFL    :     overall score of no less than 80 with no academic section below 18
  • PTE         :     score of at least 53-54 with no communicative skill profile below 53. 
IELTS : 6.0
TOEFL : 80
PTE : 54

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