International Career Institute

Pet Care and Vet Assistant

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International Career Institute
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Do you love animals and pets in general? Are you prepared to take you love one step further and become a qualified vet assistant! International Career Institute offers this course designed for those wanting to work in the pet care field.

A career in the animal care or pet care industry appeals to those with innate love for pets and animals in general. If you adore the furry and the cuddly and care for the untamed, you may want to consider rendering assistance to veterinary doctors.

A vet assistant course from ICI can guide you in the steps necessary to be a reliable and successful veterinary assistant. Don't wait any longer and contact to learn more about the details of this course!

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To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

Anyone with a dream and desire to succeed in becoming a VET assistant.

· Requirements

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

· Qualification

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very “hands on” approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the “theory” behind the industry – they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

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Santos Hermendez
3.5 30/04/2016
What I would highlight: I am extremely glad to be an alum of ICI, thank you for the experience! I have quite recently gotten my first occupation offer and gladly flaunt my certificate to loved ones!
What could be improved: Everything was good.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Amanda Farlow
4.0 10/04/2016
What I would highlight: I have recently moved on from ICI this year. As I think about back my involvement with ICI, I can genuinely say that it was a really positive ordeal at all times. As an understudy I get faultless administration from the understudies administrations division and my guide every last time I made a solicitation.
What could be improved: Nothing bad.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Arata Tonesaku
3.5 07/04/2016
What I would highlight: Unquestionably justified relinquishment. A debt of gratitude is in order for all your assistance. Keep up the amazing work.
What could be improved: Everything OK.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Assistant
Animal Nutrition
Animal Behaviour
Animal Care
Animal Biology
Pet Care
Pet Grooming
Veterinary science
Animal grooming

Teachers and trainers (1)

Paul Tiongson
Paul Tiongson
ICI Tutor Co-ordinator

Course programme

Course modules:

Students will complete the following units:

· Introduction to animal and veterinary health care

· Animal health issues, illness and injuries

· Illness and disease identification and treatment

· Veterinary office management and administration

· Risk and safety management in animal care settings

· Animal first aid and injuries

· Preventative health care

· Pet / animal rehabilitation and nursing

· Routine health care treatments

· Anatomy and physiology

· Animal behaviour, perception and communication

· Animal genetics

· Animal social and instinct behaviours

· Animal handling and transportation

· Behavioural and abnormal animal behaviours

· Pet / Animal training

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career as a pet car and veterinary assistant work
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a pet care pro in months not years!
  • Study a pet care / veterinary course that was designed in conjunction with senior members of the profession
  • Free up valuable time, don't waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest-free payment plans

Career Prospects

Veterinary assistants can take advantage of the increasing employment opportunities in this field. The number is predicted to grow even higher so by the time you finish the course, you can easily find a job as:

  • Veterinary Assistant (veterinary technician, animal lab technician, veterinary assistant, animal hospital assistant)
  • Pet Therapist, Groomer
  • Pet Shop staff member or owner
  • Animal Trainer, Groomer or Breeder (usually self employed)
  • Animal Welfare Officer at Animal Shelters
  • Zoo and Wildlife Park staff members.

ICI provides you with the information and training you need to be skilled in various aspects of the job. At the end of the course, you will be confident in helping veterinary doctors accomplish tasks like keeping records, examining animals for symptoms of illness or injury and even in giving comfort and support to pet owners when necessary. Enrol at ICI today and be a qualified vet assistant!

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