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Veterinary Nursing - Certificate IV (ACM40412-01V04)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Career area: Primary Industry 
Study area: Veterinary Studies 
National code: ACM40412  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Workplace  2 Years 14-Feb-2019  Wed, Thu 
Yallah  Flexible  TBA 6-Feb-2019  Wed 
Yallah  Part Time Day  18 Months 5-Feb-2019  Tue, Wed 
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. 
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 code: 19GLB-210 
Attendance mode: Workplace 
Study mode: Course-Work Based 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: Students to attend workshops at Goulburn campus, Thursdays 9.00am till 4.00pm fortnightly to a month apart. Further workshop attendance dates will be provided at the Orientation day, Wednesday 13 February 2019. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 14-Feb-2019 
About: Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

In applying for the Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing you are required to be either employed or volunteering in a Veterinary work place at least 16 hours a week for the duration of the 2 year course. Further information will be provided regarding course commitment and workplacement at the Compulsory Orientation Day.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.



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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $10,840
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Compulsory Orientation Day is on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 from 9am to 4pm, C.1.11 at TAFE NSW Goulburn campus.

Student workshop days are Thursdays, 9.00am to 4.00pm, fortnightly to a month apart commencing Thursday 14 February 2019. You will be further advised by your teacher regarding the workshop attendance dates via a timetable provided to you on the orientation day.

In applying for the Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing you are required to be either employed or volunteering in a Veterinary work place at least 16 hours a week for the duration of the 2 year course. Further information will be provided regarding course commitment and workplacement.

Thank you for choosing TAFE NSW for your learning experience; we are committed to your success. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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 code: 19YLH-211 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: TBA
Scheduled attendance: Flexible delivery-Wednesdays, 8.30am till 5.00pm in Block A Room AF11, 6 February 2019. Further information will be provided at the Orientation day, Wednesday 30 January 2019, 9.00am till 12.00pm at TAFE NSW Yallah campus. 
Starting from: 6-Feb-2019 
About: Compulsory Orientation Day Wednesday 30 January, 9.00am till 12.00pm

Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

In applying for the Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing you are required to be either employed or volunteering in a Veterinary work place at least 16 hours a week for the duration of the course. Further information will be provided regarding course commitment and workplacement at the Compulsory Orientation Day.

This is a Flexible Delivery course offering. However, there will be mandatory practical examination days at Yallah Campus (just south of Wollongong) the last Wednesday of each term. Your teacher will provide you with the dates for these examination days at the beginning of your course.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.



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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $10,840
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Compulsory Orientation Day is on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 from 9.00am to 12.00pm, Rm AF.11 at TAFE NSW Yallah campus.

Please ensure that you have made a payment for your course before attending so we can finalise your enrolment. Your teacher will contact you during the week of 4 February 2019 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.

In applying for the Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing you are required to be either employed or volunteering in a Veterinary work place at least 16 hours a week for the duration of the 18 month course. Further information will be provided regarding course commitment and workplacement.

Thank you for choosing TAFE NSW for your learning experience; we are committed to your success. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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 code: 19YLH-212 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: Part time day Tuesday and /or Wednesday. Further timetable information will be provided at the Orientation Day, Wednesday 30 January 2019, 9.00am till 12.00am at TAFE NSW Yallah campus in Block A Room AF11. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 5-Feb-2019 
About: Compulsory Orientation Day Wednesday 30 January, 9.00am till 12.00pm

Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

In applying for the Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing you are required to be either employed or volunteering in a Veterinary work place at least 8 hours a week for the duration of the course. Further information will be provided regarding course commitment and workplacement at the Compulsory Orientation Day.

Whilst your individual timetable will vary depending on your previous studies and experience (some students may enter directly into Stage 2 for example), 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 8.30-15.00 and Wednesday 8.30-17.00 The first class for Stage 1 students will be Tuesday 5th February 2019 at 8.30am in AF11 at Yallah Campus. Please bring writing materials and wear appropriate clothing, including enclosed shoes, covered shoulders and long pants.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.



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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,770
Second qualification $3,240
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $10,840
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Compulsory Orientation Day is on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 from 9.00am to 12.00pm, Rm AF.11 at TAFE NSW Yallah campus.

Please ensure that you have made a payment for your course before attending so we can finalise your enrolment. Your teacher will contact you during the week of 4 February 2019 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.

In applying for the Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing you are required to be either employed or volunteering in a Veterinary work place at least 8 hours a week for the duration of the 18 month course. Further information will be provided regarding course commitment and workplacement. Whilst your individual timetable will vary depending on your previous studies and experience (some students may enter directly into Stage 2 for example), 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 8.30-15.00 and Wednesday 8.30-17.00 The first class for Stage 1 students will be Tuesday 5th February 2019 at 8.30am in AF11 at Yallah Campus. Please bring writing materials and wear appropriate clothing, including enclosed shoes, covered shoulders and long pants.

Thank you for choosing TAFE NSW for your learning experience; we are committed to your success. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601