International Career Institute

      Pet Care and Vet Assistant

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      International Career Institute
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      Typology Course
      Methodology Distance Learning
      Duration 24 Weeks
      Start Different dates available
      • Course
      • Distance Learning
      • Duration:
        24 Weeks
      • Start:
        Different dates available

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

      A career in the animal care or pet care industry appeals to those with a lot of 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.

      Become a qualified Pet Care / Vet Assistant. The course provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from very successful, highly qualified and experienced professionals. It also allows you to enter into a profession that continue advancing and gives great lifestyle benefits for animal lovers.

      If taking care of animals is your dream, then a bright career as a Veterinary Assistant awaits you! These animal and pet care assistants play a crucial role in helping out veterinary doctors carry out day-to-day tasks in taking care of both big and small animals, such as examining animals for signs of injury or illness, record keeping, as well as provide comfort and support to pet owners when their beloved animals undergo surgical prcedures. And yes, an absolute passion for animal well-being is a must! Veterinary assistant job opportunities are expected to be attractive because demand is expected to continue growing.

      Demand for veterinary care also has grown throughout the years, as animals’ medical care is an important priority for most owners.
      Turn your dedication and love for pets into a successful professional undertaking by enrolling in our Veterinary Assistant Course now!

      A vet assistant course from ICI can guide can guide you on the path to be a reliable and successful veterinary assistant. Don't wait any longer and contact emagister 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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      The average rating is higher than 3.7

      More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

      This centre has featured on Emagister for 9 years

      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
      Veterinary office
      Animal handling
      Animal Training
      Routine health care
      Preventative health care
      Animal First Aid

      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!