Work with animals in a range of industry settings

A TAFE SA course in veterinary nursing will prepare you for a career in a veterinary practics, pet shop, animal welfare organisation, boarding kennel or grooming establishment. Skills covered include animal first aid, capture, restraint and handling of various animals, clinical pathology laboratory procedures, assisting with surgery, and veterinary reception. Our animal studies courses cover laboratory technology, biotechnology, companion animals and wildlife.

Video: Veterinary Nursing

Rebecca wanted to work with animals ever since she was a child. She now works as a veterinary nurse and has completed the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at TAFE SA. Listen to Rebecca as she explains how TAFE SA helped her to follow her dreams.

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
* Eligibility criteria applies. See course details to check if you meet the requirements for funding.

The Veterinary and Applied Science Centre

The TAFE SA Veterinary and Applied Science Centre includes a fully functioning veterinary clinic with surgery and radiology suite, a pathology demonstration theatre with CCTV monitors, and facilities for animal holding and grooming.