Veterinary Nursing

Certificate I - IV.
TAFE International Western Australia

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in local ranking*

About the course

This Certificate I - IV course has been designed to develop foundational knowledge in the disciplines of animal studies, companion animal services and veterinary nursing skills. Students will receive training from industry experienced teachers in order to gain skills to be used towards future employment.

What you might learn

The course assists students to develop essential skills through core units such as animal nutrition and care, workplace safety and health or placements in an animal focused environment, so as to contribute towards academic knowledge required for a Bachelor degree or find employment in the industry.

Career outcome

Upon graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as Laboratory Animal Caretakers, Veterinary Assistants, Animal Care and Service Workers, Meat or poultry inspector, conservation officer, ecologist, and etc. in companies including Zoetics, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Merck Animal Health, Melbourne Zoo, WWF, and etc.

Living Costs in Geraldton**

(Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant)
A$ 17 - 23

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom in City Centre)
A$ 1,108 - 1,465

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom Outside of Centre)
A$ 811 - 1,072

A$ 5 - 7

Utilities per Month
(Electricity, Mobile & Internet)
A$ 195 - 258

Average Salary**


Tuition fees per year

A$ 13,980



1 year

Upcoming Intakes

Jul 2019

Course Code



+61 3 9663 5333


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