Job titles include Veterinary Nurse.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
This qualification provides skills in feeding and watering animals, infection control, reception duties, daily clinic routines, surgery preparation, admission and discharge, imaging, pathology, medical nursing and workplace safety. This course requires access to patients (animals), clients, medical and surgical cases, veterinary staff, and practice policies and procedures. To achieve this qualification, you must have completed at least 240 hours of work placement. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 17 core units and 4 elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
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* 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings