Veterinary Assistant Advanced Course
If you are passionate about animals, genuinely care for their wellbeing and want a role that is related to your passion, LEARNT’s Veterinary Assistant Advanced course will turn your ambition into a fulfilling career with relevant and quality training and knowledge required to become a veterinary assistant. This comprehensive course will prepare you to work closely with veterinarians and assist with routine and emergency care in veterinary services. When completing the course, you will be equipped with relevant and applicable skills to care for animals, including dog grooming, animal behaviour, basic first aid and a lot more related topics to help you with your journey as a veterinary assistant.
LEARNT veterinary care courses prepare learners in a practical, engaging and with ‘industry specific’ information for this rewarding career. For learners that want to develop additional and relevant skills and are motivated to continue learning to improve their performance as veterinary assistant or veterinary nurse, LEARNT platform offers a diverse range of modules in relation to animal care and welfare, amongst other interesting subjects. Building on your professional and personal growth through learning, will earn you CRED points. A LEARNT way to obtain recognition.
What you’ll experience
This comprehensive 29-module course will teach you all the most important aspects of animal care, preparing you to work alongside veterinarians or possibly pursue a career as one. This industry leading course includes more than 2 hours of our brand new Celebrity Mentor Series, a video learning “masterclass” hosted by Dr Kate Adams, head veterinarian and owner of Bondi Vet. Additionally, this online course provides you with the necessary skill sets and abilities to become a confident and effective animal care support worker. You’ll be completely equipped to assist with both routine and emergency animal care after completing this course, and you’ll feel confident knowing you have the ultimate edge in this increasingly competitive field.
Every module provides information in structured sections, accompanied with images and ‘check for understanding’ activities at the end of every section. Learners will progress in order, through each segment at their own pace. The learner can review and revisit the module content when needed. The suggested time to complete each segment is approximately one hour.
What you will get
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An Introduction to Pet Care
This topic will set out some of the basic information to consider before advancing your career with animals as well as help you understand how all the animal care industry segments fit together.
Provide Basic Care for Cats
With their inspired playfulness and independent spirit, it’s no wonder cats are one of the most popular pets in Australia.
Provide Basic Care for Dogs
It’s important to keep your canine companion’s health and happiness a top priority- in this topic are some useful tips for all dog parents.
Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish
This course covers the basic fish anatomy and physiology.
Provide Basic Care for Birds
This topic will cover a broad range of aspects relating to basic care of birds.
Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians
This guide provides basic care for reptiles and amphibians and looks into their link to prehistoric cousins.
Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits
Often rabbits and rodents are unsung heroes of medical breakthroughs. Study this topic to learn how to care for them.
Provide Dog Grooming Service
This topic looks into the skills required for dog grooming and the need to maintain equipment in good order provide excellent customer service and highlights how to administer a salon.
Taking Care of your Animals
There are many benefits in pet ownership including companionship, opportunity for increased social interaction with other people and providing a calming effect.
Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets
This topic describes some of the diseases that are the most relevant and common illnesses to which a pet may be exposed to during its life.
Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour
This module highlights some of the common behaviours associated with dogs, cats, horses and birds
Basic First Aid for Animals
Know some of the most common emergencies for animals and the immediate first aid that can be provided until veterinary attention can be sought.
Routine Health Care for Animals
Routine health care for animals is important to ensure that they are cared for appropriately.
Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals
The skill and patience with which rehabilitation is undertaken can make all the difference to the animal’s recovery, and make a significant contribution to their prognosis.
Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being
This topic presents an understanding of what comprises animal health, animal wellbeing and animal welfare.
Common Health Problems in Farm Animals
Study the diseases and effects of parasites and plant poisonings in farm animals.
Working in Veterinary Services
Discover the most common types of animal facilities in veterinary industry and the standard roles available within them.
Administration Services for the Veterinary Service
A veterinarian offering treatment or medical procedures to a client is expected to discuss the level of skills that the team will offer and also discuss any possible complications.
Safety in Veterinary Services
Veterinary Service must provide a safe workplace environment for staff, clients, patients and all visitors.
A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian
Discover a day in the life of veterinarian’s challenging and rewarding career.
Assist in Health Care of Animals
Learn more about good animal welfare requirements and disease prevention, veterinary treatment, appropriate shelter, management, nutrition, humane handling and humane slaughter.
Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection
This topic examines pets that are living longer, healthier lives and why our production animals are growing more efficiently.
Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures in Animal Work
This topic looks at the viruses found almost everywhere on the planet that can infect animals,plants, fungi, and bacteria.
Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals
Infectious disease caused by pathogens is one of the major causes of illness and malaise in animals. Through this topic, know how to control these diseases.
Implementing Animal Health Control Programs
This topic will look at the parasites that need to be considered in two broad groups of domestic animals – companion and production animals
Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals
Living creatures need to find ways of nourishing itself, and animals are no exception.
Domestic Animal Toxicology
This module will give an overview of toxicology as it relates to domesticated animals.
Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses
This learning guide will present a brief overview of inherited disorders focusing on dogs cats and horses however there are inherited disorders in almost all domesticated species
Other Conditions and Disorders
This topic will be light on specific information about diseases
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290 Study Hours
Professional Development for
Animal Welfare Officer
Employment at a cattery, kennel, pet shop or specialist pet service
Animal hospital assistant
Animal refuges and welfare organisations
Pet shop employee or business owner
Animal accommodation facilities (e.g. kennels and catteries)
Wildlife reserves, parks and zoos
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