ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

National code: ACM40418 | WA course code: BED9 | CRICOS code: 0101518

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

About this course

Turn your love for animals into a rewarding career as a veterinary nurse or animal welfare worker with this qualification.

You will learn the skills to work effectively in a veterinary practice, providing care to a wide variety of animals, assisting with surgery preparation and procedures, performing pathology and imaging procedures, providing post-surgery care and advice, and workplace safety and health.

Part of this course requires you to participate in practical training at the veterinary clinic located on campus. You will also be required to undertake a compulsory work placement at an approved animal facility.

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Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of ACM30417 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services is required for entry into this course.

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Resource fees

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Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Animal Carer
  • Animal Welfare Worker
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Veterinary Surgical Assistant
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