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Veterinary Nursing - Certificate IV (ACM40412-01V04)
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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  Workplace  2 Years 24-Jul-2019  Thu 
Yallah  Part Time Day  18 Months 22-Jul-2019  Tue, Wed 
Yallah  Flexible  18 Months Anytime  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 formal entry requirements for this course. However, it is assumed that you have literacy, numeracy and technical skills at Certificate III level for success in this course. Contact your TAFE NSW campus if you have any questions about your suitability. 
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-213 
Attendance mode: Workplace 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: Students to attend workshops at Goulburn campus, Thursdays 9.00am till 4.00pm fortnightly to a month apart. Commencing Thursday 25 July 2019. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 24-Jul-2019 
About: It’s all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest, 24 - 28 June 2019

At InfoFest you can attend information sessions to hear from teachers about specific course content and delivery, and have all of your questions answered. You’ll also get the opportunity to view our campus and state-of-the-art facilities, our friendly staff are happy to assist you with course information, help with your enrolment, or provide you with great career advice.

Find an information session and register to discover the perfect course for you «a href=’https://www.tafensw.edu.au/infofest’ target=’_blank’»https://www.tafensw.edu.au/infofest

An important step is to attend the orientation session on Wednesday 24 July 2019 from 9.00am at Goulburn TAFE, Main Campus, Verner Street, Goulburn, Building c, Level 1, Room 11. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

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. The pathway into this course is after completion of the Certificate II or Certificate III in Animal Studies.
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.



Application next steps: Please complete the following questions and a teacher will be in contact with you to discuss your application. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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
Course Fee $10,840
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: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on Wednesday 24 July 2019 from 9.00am at Goulburn TAFE, Main Campus, Verner Street, Goulburn, Building c, Level 1, Room 11. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Your first class will start Thursday 25 July 2019.
Student workshop days are Thursdays 9.00am to 4.00pm fortnightly to a month apart commencing Thursday 25 July 2019. You will be further advised by your teacher regarding the workshop attendance dates with a timetable provided to you at 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. The pathway into this course is after completion of the Certificate II or Certificate III in Animal Studies.

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-214 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: Part time day Tuesday and /or Wednesday. Further timetable information will be provided at the Orientation session, Wednesday 3 July 2019, 9.00am till 12.00am at TAFE NSW Yallah campus in Block A Room AF11. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
About: It’s all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest, 24 - 28 June 2019

At InfoFest you can attend information sessions to hear from teachers about specific course content and delivery, and have all of your questions answered. You’ll also get the opportunity to view our campus and state-of-the-art facilities, our friendly staff are happy to assist you with course information, help with your enrolment, or provide you with great career advice.

Find an information session and register to discover the perfect course for you «a href=’https://www.tafensw.edu.au/infofest’ target=’_blank’»https://www.tafensw.edu.au/infofest

The pathway into this course is after completion of the Certificate II or Certificate III in Animal Studies.

An important step is to attend the orientation session on Wednesday 3 July 2019 from 9.00am to 12.00pm at YALLAH TAFE, Main Campus, 138 Marshall Mount Road, Marshall Mount, Building A, Level 1, Room AF11

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 8.30am till 3.00pm Stage 2 (1 semester): Wednesday 8.30am till 5.00pm Stage 3 (1 semester): Tuesday 8.30am till 3.00pm and Wednesday 8.30am till 5.00pm

The first class for Stage 1 students will be Tuesday 23 July 2019 at 8.30am in AF11 at Yallah Campus The first class for Stage 2 students will be Wednesday 24 July 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.



Application next steps: Thank you for your application!
As entry into your course requires a work placement and prior studies, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details as requested below. Please email us at AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au the following details:
• Your name and the course you have applied for
• The name of your work placement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• Include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace AND
• Details of your previous completion of a Certificate 2 or 3 in Animal studies or higher relevant qualification.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.
A TAFE NSW 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: 90003)

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
Course Fee $10,840
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: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on Wednesday 3 July 2019 from 9.00am to 12.00pm at TAFE NSW YALLAH, 138 Marshall Mount Road, Marshall Mount, Building A, Level 1, Room AF11. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Your first class will start the week beginning 22 July 2019.

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 8.30am till 3.00pm Stage 2 (1 semester): Wednesday 8.30am till 5.00pm Stage 3 (1 semester): Tuesday 8.30am till 3.00pm and Wednesday 8.30am till 5.00pm

The first class for Stage 1 students will be Tuesday 23 July 2019 at 8.30am in AF11 at Yallah Campus The first class for Stage 2 students will be Wednesday 24 July 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. 
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: 18 Months
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. 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: Anytime 
About: 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.
The pathway into this course is after completion of the Certificate II or Certificate III in Animal Studies

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: 90003)

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.
Other information: The pathway into this course is after completion of the Certificate II or Certificate III in Animal Studies. 
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. The pathway into this course is after completion of the Certificate II or Certificate III in Animal Studies.

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