Kangan Institute

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

ACM40412

Broadmeadows

This certificate delivers essential skills and knowledge required to work with animals and perform veterinary nursing duties autonomously.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Kangan Institute

  • $1,710*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Broadmeadows

    • February 2018

    • Full time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years)

  • $7,410*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Broadmeadows

    • February 2018

    • Full time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Certificate II or higher, Language literacy and numeracy

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Written, oral or practical assessment
Work Placement
Check with Provider

Course Overview

This industry qualification for people operating as veterinary nurses within veterinary clinics.

Candidates should expect that access to a veterinary clinic whilst undertaking study for this qualification will be essential for meeting assessment requirements. Access may be through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks. Candidates undertaking equine elective Units will require access to work experience and/or employment within an equine veterinary clinic or hospital.

  • Veterinary Nurse

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Kangan Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 23 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

19 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Participate in workplace communications
    ACMGAS202A

  • Feed and water animals
    ACMGAS204A

  • Assist in health care of animals
    ACMGAS205A

  • Source information for animal care needs
    ACMGAS208A

  • Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work
    ACMINF301A

  • Carry out veterinary nursing reception duties
    ACMVET201A

  • Carry out daily clinic routines
    ACMVET202A

  • Assist with surgery preparation
    ACMVET203A

  • Coordinate patient admission and discharge
    ACMVET401A

  • Apply imaging routines
    ACMVET402A

  • Perform clinic pathology procedures
    ACMVET403A

  • Perform clinic office procedures
    ACMVET404A

  • Carry out surgical nursing routines
    ACMVET405A

  • Nurse animals
    ACMVET406A

  • Carry out medical nursing routines
    ACMVET407A

  • Coordinate and perform theatre routines
    ACMVET408A

  • Provide specific animal care advice
    ACMVET409A

  • Carry out veterinary dental nursing procedures
    ACMVET410A

  • Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
    ACMWHS301A

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Implant microchip in cats and dogs
    ACMMIC401A

  • Provide basic care of birds
    ACMSPE302A

  • Provide basic care of common native mammals
    ACMSPE303A

  • Provide basic care of dogs
    ACMSPE304A

  • Provide basic care of domestic cats
    ACMSPE305A

  • Provide basic care of mammals
    ACMSPE310A

  • Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
    ACMSPE312A

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS301A

Course Provider

Kangan Institute is a flexible, innovative and friendly place of learning, with a dynamic multicultural atmosphere. With over 40,000 enrolments annually, Kangan help build the skills, knowledge and confidence of individuals across Victoria, in Australia and overseas.

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1995
Courses
583
Provider Type
Government
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