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Veterinary Nursing - Certificate IV (ACM40412-01V01)
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Career area: Primary Industry 
Study area: Veterinary Studies 
National code: ACM40412  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Flexible  2 Years 12-Jul-2017  Wed, Thu 
Yallah  Part Time Day  18 Months 17-Jul-2017  Tue 
Yallah  Flexible  18 Months 17-Jul-2017   
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification is for people wanting to work with animals within a veterinary clinic or those already employed in the care of animals as a veterinary nurse.

The qualification helps you develop the skills needed to perform veterinary nursing duties in a variety of workplace situations under minimal supervision.
Duties include patient admission and discharge, office procedures, radiography, pathology, surgery, dental procedures, nursing animals and providing animal care advice to the public.

It is essential that whilst undertaking this course you have access to a veterinary workplace through either paid employment or significant periods of work experience. This will allow you to practise what you have learnt and increase your experience working with others in this field.

By completing this qualification you will be able to work in a team environment with veterinarians and other veterinary nurses to supply quality care to a range of sick and injured animals. You will be able to work safely in a variety of locations including examination rooms, surgical theatres, offices and outdoor animal facilities. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
- direct entry
- after achieving ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies
- vocational training and/or work experience related to veterinary nursing 
Learning pathways: After achieving this qualification you may be eligible to do:
- ACM50212 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Surgical)
- ACM50312 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Dental
- ACM50412 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care)
- ACM50512 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice)
- qualifications relating to captive animals, companion animal services or animal technology. 
Career opportunities: Veterinary nurse. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Goulburn
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Goulburn Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing PTD new enrolment 
Offering code: 17GLB-022 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: Student workshop days are Thursday 9:00 to 16:00 fortnightly to a month apart 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 12 July 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 950 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills

This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

To undertake this course students will need Access to a Veterinary Hospital either two full days per week or in suitable blocks. Internet access for research The BSAVA textbook of Veterinary Nursing 5th edition (cost approx $140.00). Access to a Veterinary Hospital at least two days per week or in a block fashion.
Internet access for research.

You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the Veterinary industry to efficiently produce quality work. You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of the Veterinary industry.
This qualification consists of 19 of core units and 4 of electives
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Selection criteria: Successful applicats must have a minimum of one day per week paid or unpaid work in a Veterinary Hospital, or alternatively block work placement. Evidence will be required. 
Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps.

Compulsory orientation day for all new students is Wednesday 8th February 9am - 4pm. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,850
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: You will be required to attend an orientation day on Wednesday 13th July at Goulburn Campus (Room C-1-11) from 9 am. Your first practical workshop and class will be on Thursday 13th July commencing at 9 am in C-1-11. If you are a flexible student that will be unable to attend the orientation session, please contact teacher Katie Lyons on 02 4823 1872 to arrange your orientation session over the phone.

Students applying for this course require paid or unpaid work in a Veterinary Hospital, to ensure adequate completion of the skills components. This work placement may be completed on a weekly basis or in block fashion that is suitable to the students or workplace.

The preferred pathway into this course is after completion of the Cert III in animal studies where you will complete units that are required in the Veterinary Nursing course. 
Comments: Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Yallah
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yallah Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing 
Offering code: 17YLH-012 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: Your first class will be Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 8.30am in AF11 Yallah Campus. 
Hours per week: 14 
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
About: Your first class and orientation will be 8.30am on Tuesday 18th July 2017 in room AF11 at Yallah campus. Your individual timetable, based on your previous studies and experience, will be discussed with you during the application process and at your first class..
Please bring writing materials and wear appropriate clothing, including enclosed shoes, covered shoulders and long pants. If you can not attend this meeting it is essential to please contact Yallah Customer Service on 42629900.

Whilst your individual timetable will vary depending on your previous studies and experience, the standard attendance requirements at Yallah campus are:

Stage 1 (1 semester): Tuesdays 8.30-15.00 Stage 2 (1 semester): Wednesday 8.30-17.00 Stage 3 (1 semester): Tuesday 8.30-12.30 and Wednesday 8.30-17.00

Students must have a minimum of 8 hours work (paid or voluntary) in a veterinary clinic throughout the course. On discussion with your class teacher this work may be able to be completed in blocks.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 950 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills: This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

To undertake this course students will need access to a Veterinary Hospital either one full day per week or in suitable blocks; internet access for research and for use of Moodle; and the BSAVA textbook of Veterinary Nursing 5th edition (cost approx $140.00 or borrowed frm TAFE library).

Have you always dreamed of a career in Veterinary Nursing?
Do you want to be the best Veterinary Nurse that you can be?
Then come and study with us in our state of the art teaching facility at Yallah TAFE campus (just down the road from Wollongong). You will be trained by our skilled and qualified teachers that all share your passion for the veterinary profession.
This course will help you to develop your skills to allow you to perform a variety of workplace roles including nursing animals, surgery, pathology, dental procedures, admission and discharge of your patients and imaging. You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the Veterinary industry to efficiently produce quality work. You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of the Veterinary industry. This qualification consists of 19 of core units and 4 of electives.

Students applying for this course require paid or unpaid work in a Veterinary Hospital for the equivalent of a minimum of 1 day per week to ensure adequate completion of the skills components. This work placement may be completed on a weekly basis or in a block fashion that is suitable to the student or workplace.The preferred pathway into this course is after completion of the Certificate II or III in Animal Studies where you will complete units that are required in the Veterinary Nursing course.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. This is a Certificate IV level course and consists of 19 of core units and 4 of electives . Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team. You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the Veterinary industry to efficiently produce quality work. You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of the Veterinary industry.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Selection criteria: Successful applicants must have a minimum of one day per week paid or unpaid work in a Veterinary Hospital, or alternatively block work placement. Evidence will be required. 
Application next steps: Thanks for your application!

As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.

A TAFE Illawarra staff member will then be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,850
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: Students applying for this course require paid or unpaid work in a Veterinary Hospital, to ensure adequate completion of the skills components. This work placement may be completed on a weekly basis or in block fashion that is suitable to the students or workplace.
As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.
The preferred pathway into this course is after completion of the Cert II or III in animal studies where you will complete units that are required in the Veterinary Nursing course. 
Comments: Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.
There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.
You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Yallah
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yallah Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing 
Offering code: 17YLH-038 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: This is a flexible learning option. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
About: Your teacher will contact you during the week of 17th July 2017 to discuss your individual timetable, based on your previous studies and experience, and provide you with your information to get started, including access to your online resources.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 950 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills: This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

To undertake this course by flexible delivery, students will need access to a Veterinary Hospital a minimum of two full days per week or in suitable blocks. Students will also need internet access and access to the BSAVA textbook of Veterinary Nursing 5th edition (cost approx $140.00 or available at Yallah Campus library to borrow).

This is a Flexible Delivery or Distance Education course offering. There are no set attendance days - students decide when they should complete their required course work each week. Your course is using the online Moodle platform. You will be offered attendance at skill workshops at our training facility at Yallah campus (just down the road from Wollongong) throughout your course as well as regular online connect sessions with your teacher.

Students must have a minimum of 16 hours (2 days) work (paid or voluntary) in a veterinary clinic throughout the course. On discussion with your class teacher this work may be able to be completed in blocks.

You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the Veterinary industry to efficiently produce quality work. You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of the Veterinary industry. This qualification consists of 19 of core units and 4 of electives.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Selection criteria: Successful applicants must have a minimum of two days per week paid or unpaid work in a Veterinary Hospital, or alternatively block work placement. Evidence will be required. 
Application next steps: Thanks for your application!

As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.

A TAFE Illawarra staff member will then be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,850
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: Students applying for this course require a minimum of 2 days paid or unpaid work in a Veterinary Hospital, to ensure adequate completion of the skills components. This work placement may be completed on a weekly basis or in block fashion that is suitable to the students or workplace.

As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.

The preferred pathway into this course is after completion of the Cert II or III in animal studies where you will complete units that are required in the Veterinary Nursing course. 
Comments: If you require any further information at this time please contact customer service on 1300 766 123.

Your teacher will contact you during the week of 17th July 2017 to discuss your individual timetable, based on your previous studies and experience, and provide you with your information to get started, including access to your online resources.

You will need reliable internet and access to a computer to complete this course. You will also need access to the BSAVA 5th Edition Textbook of Veterinary Nursing which you can purchase or borrow from TAFE libraries.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.
There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.
You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123