Diploma In Veterinary Assistant Online Course

Learn How To Become A Certified Veterinary Assistant

Diploma In Veterinary Assistant Online Course

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Become a Certified Assistant With Our Veterinary Assistant Course Online

The Veterinary Assistant Course is designed to teach students all about this rewarding, interesting, and sometimes hard role. This veterinary assistant course online will give you the knowledge needed to prepare you to work in a veterinary surgery.

The course covers common pets, handling, first aid, and common illnesses and health signs that you will see in animals.

The role is just as much about people as it is about their pets/animals, and so the course covers not only animal anatomy, but also the emotional expectations of the pet’s owners and the role pets take in people’s lives.

This Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program also covers what every day working life would be like in this role, and how to go about beginning your career, along with information on job interviews, workplace progression, and other important information about working as a Veterinary Assistant.

With this online course for veterinary assistant, understand the complex relationships between animals and people, the course explains the best ways to communicate with animal owners, both adult and child, as this is integral to understanding the ailment of the patient, as well as making it easier to empathise and help an owner through what can be a very stressful and emotional time.

Veterinary care assistant online course teaches the care and welfare of animals in a veterinary setting. We cover basic animal health, how to care for pets when they are in the surgery and the legal stance that you need to be aware of when caring for pets as a professional. Students will learn about the routine examinations and procedures that they will often be asked to help with.

To understand illness it is important to understand how the body functions normally.Students learn basic anatomy and physiology of mammals in general: covering various structures and systems in their functioning state, along with some of the common ways that they can become dysfunctional. You will also be provided with an understanding of the areas of reproduction and genes, and how these affect the health and well-being of animals.

You will cover how to handle an emergency situation and provide first aid to an animal in need. And the correct way to handle animals in your care, and the importance of adapting to the patient’s needs, temperament, and body condition.

Students will learn procedures that animals may undergo, it is also important to understand the medications that may be prescribed and administered to a patient, along with having a good knowledge of how the immune system works.

Fianlly, you will cover daily life in the job, the environments you could work in, the roles of others you will likely work alongside, a little about the law, how to prepare for the role, and some tips on how to go about gaining employment.

This Veterinary Assistant certificate program covers many practical facets including:

  • Understanding the relationships between animals and people
  • Understanding the care and welfare of animals in a veterinary setting.
  • Learning about the routine examinations and procedures
  • Learning basic anatomy and physiology of mammals in general
  • Understanding of the areas of reproduction and genes
  • Learning the correct way to handle animals in your care, and the importance of adapting to the patient’s needs
  • Understanding the medications that animals may be prescribed and administered with

Who would benefit from this course?

Whether you currently work with animals or would like to, the Veterinary Assistant Course has been created to help you to understand the role and function of a veterinary assistant.

The aim is to give students the knowledge they need to be able to make an informed decision on whether they wish to follow a career in this area; moving onto a full-time qualification or work-based training/an apprenticeship.

Quick Course Facts:

  1. Learn how to become a succesful Veterinary Assistant

  2. Comprehensive 8 module Accredited Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program

  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations

  4. Veterinary experts have written and developed the course

  5. One on one online assistance is available

  6. Students are granted lifetime online access to this course

  7. Students who passed the online assessment are awarded a certificate of completion

  8. Study anytime, anywhere using any computer, tablet  or Smartphone at your own pace

Course Delivery

Veterinary Assistant courses are accessible online to students with any electronic device and access to the Internet. A welcome email will be generated after enrollment. The email contains important CoursesForSuccess.com access details and instructions to enable full course access.  If the email is not received, please check your spam/junk folders prior to contacting our support desk. Course access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1 - Pets and their People

  • Part 1: What Are Pets?
  • Part 2: Communication
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 Animal Care and Welfare

  • Part 1: Signs of Health
  • Part 2: The Five Freedoms
  • Part 3: Infection Types
  • Part 4: Parasites
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Anatomy and Physiology

  • Part 1: The Skeletal System
  • Part 2: Nervous System
  • Part 3: Respiratory System
  • Part 4: Endocrine System
  • Part 5: The Digestive System
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 Genes and Reproduction

  • Part 1: Genes and Reproduction
  • Part 2: Genes
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 First Aid and Handling

  • Part 1: First Aid and Handling
  • Part 2: Prepare Your Calm in Advance
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Common Illness and Surgery

  • Part 1: Common Illness and Surgery
  • Part 2: Pseudocyesis
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 – Medication and Immunity

  • Part 1: Medication Absorption Terms
  • Part 2: Antibiotics
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 – Beyond Veterinary Treatment

  • Part 1: Types of Veterinary Surgery

  • Part 2: Veterinary Treatment and the Law
  • Part 3: Daily Life in a Surgery
  • Part 4: Finding a Position
  • Part 5: STAR
  • Module 8 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader



The Veterinary Assistant will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

About this Course

Become a Certified Assistant With Our Veterinary Assistant Course Online

The Veterinary Assistant Course is designed to teach students all about this rewarding, interesting, and sometimes hard role. This veterinary assistant course online will give you the knowledge needed to prepare you to work in a veterinary surgery.

The course covers common pets, handling, first aid, and common illnesses and health signs that you will see in animals.

The role is just as much about people as it is about their pets/animals, and so the course covers not only animal anatomy, but also the emotional expectations of the pet’s owners and the role pets take in people’s lives.

This Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program also covers what every day working life would be like in this role, and how to go about beginning your career, along with information on job interviews, workplace progression, and other important information about working as a Veterinary Assistant.

With this online course for veterinary assistant, understand the complex relationships between animals and people, the course explains the best ways to communicate with animal owners, both adult and child, as this is integral to understanding the ailment of the patient, as well as making it easier to empathise and help an owner through what can be a very stressful and emotional time.

Veterinary care assistant online course teaches the care and welfare of animals in a veterinary setting. We cover basic animal health, how to care for pets when they are in the surgery and the legal stance that you need to be aware of when caring for pets as a professional. Students will learn about the routine examinations and procedures that they will often be asked to help with.

To understand illness it is important to understand how the body functions normally.Students learn basic anatomy and physiology of mammals in general: covering various structures and systems in their functioning state, along with some of the common ways that they can become dysfunctional. You will also be provided with an understanding of the areas of reproduction and genes, and how these affect the health and well-being of animals.

You will cover how to handle an emergency situation and provide first aid to an animal in need. And the correct way to handle animals in your care, and the importance of adapting to the patient’s needs, temperament, and body condition.

Students will learn procedures that animals may undergo, it is also important to understand the medications that may be prescribed and administered to a patient, along with having a good knowledge of how the immune system works.

Fianlly, you will cover daily life in the job, the environments you could work in, the roles of others you will likely work alongside, a little about the law, how to prepare for the role, and some tips on how to go about gaining employment.

This Veterinary Assistant certificate program covers many practical facets including:

  • Understanding the relationships between animals and people
  • Understanding the care and welfare of animals in a veterinary setting.
  • Learning about the routine examinations and procedures
  • Learning basic anatomy and physiology of mammals in general
  • Understanding of the areas of reproduction and genes
  • Learning the correct way to handle animals in your care, and the importance of adapting to the patient’s needs
  • Understanding the medications that animals may be prescribed and administered with

Who would benefit from this course?

Whether you currently work with animals or would like to, the Veterinary Assistant Course has been created to help you to understand the role and function of a veterinary assistant.

The aim is to give students the knowledge they need to be able to make an informed decision on whether they wish to follow a career in this area; moving onto a full-time qualification or work-based training/an apprenticeship.

Quick Course Facts:

  1. Learn how to become a succesful Veterinary Assistant

  2. Comprehensive 8 module Accredited Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program

  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations

  4. Veterinary experts have written and developed the course

  5. One on one online assistance is available

  6. Students are granted lifetime online access to this course

  7. Students who passed the online assessment are awarded a certificate of completion

  8. Study anytime, anywhere using any computer, tablet  or Smartphone at your own pace

Course Delivery

Veterinary Assistant courses are accessible online to students with any electronic device and access to the Internet. A welcome email will be generated after enrollment. The email contains important CoursesForSuccess.com access details and instructions to enable full course access.  If the email is not received, please check your spam/junk folders prior to contacting our support desk. Course access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1 - Pets and their People

  • Part 1: What Are Pets?
  • Part 2: Communication
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 Animal Care and Welfare

  • Part 1: Signs of Health
  • Part 2: The Five Freedoms
  • Part 3: Infection Types
  • Part 4: Parasites
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Anatomy and Physiology

  • Part 1: The Skeletal System
  • Part 2: Nervous System
  • Part 3: Respiratory System
  • Part 4: Endocrine System
  • Part 5: The Digestive System
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 Genes and Reproduction

  • Part 1: Genes and Reproduction
  • Part 2: Genes
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 First Aid and Handling

  • Part 1: First Aid and Handling
  • Part 2: Prepare Your Calm in Advance
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Common Illness and Surgery

  • Part 1: Common Illness and Surgery
  • Part 2: Pseudocyesis
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 – Medication and Immunity

  • Part 1: Medication Absorption Terms
  • Part 2: Antibiotics
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 – Beyond Veterinary Treatment

  • Part 1: Types of Veterinary Surgery

  • Part 2: Veterinary Treatment and the Law
  • Part 3: Daily Life in a Surgery
  • Part 4: Finding a Position
  • Part 5: STAR
  • Module 8 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader



The Veterinary Assistant will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE238
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 150 hours of study
Course Duration: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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