CERTIFICATE IV IN
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER?
ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
Provide safe and effective animal care
Comply with infection control
Assist with surgical and anaesthetic procedures
Perform reception duties
Patient admissions and discharges
Learn how to advise clients about nutrition, animal care,
grooming and parasite control products
This course delivers the knowledge and skills to become a qualified veterinary nurse in private practice and in the animal care industry.
Study on your couch, in the park, on your break at work. Even though you are studying via distance education you will not be alone
Heaps of support from your course trainers and mentor (phone, email, Zoom)
24-hour access to course materials
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Easy to follow, comprehensive course materials
Distance, study at your own pace. Theory and practical assessments.
Theory assessment task activities shall be able to be undertaken outside the
Practical assessment tasks shall be undertaken on the job at an animal shelter, boarding facility, or any other approved animal care facility.
The distance course delivery also allows students to continue to complete the course in the event of further COVID19 restrictions.
How do I Start?
Simply email Isabel’s Paws Academy Info@PawsAcademy.Com.Au
be at least 18 years of age AND
have completed the Certificate II in Animal Studies OR
the Certificate III in Animal Studies OR
another equivalent animal science discipline qualification or higher.OR
be at least 18 years of age, AND
have completed Year 12 OR
a Certificate IV or higher in any discipline
Have a computer and reliable internet access
Have an email address
Payment Plans: From $75 per week. Visit our website for the weekly and monthly payment options www.aaci.edu.au.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ACMGEN314 Identify animal anatomy and physiology for animal care work
ACMGEN315 Communicate effectively with clients and team members
ACMVET401 Coordinate Veterinary Reception Duties
ACMVET402 Apply imaging routines
ACMVET403 Perform clinical pathology procedures
ACMVET202 Carry out daily practice routines
ACMVET404 Perform practice office procedures
ACMVET405 Coordinate and perform surgical nursing routines
ACMVET406 Nurse animals
ACMVET407 Carry Out Medical Nursing Routines
ACMVET408 Provide nutritional advice and support for animals
ACMVET409 Provide specific animal care advice
ACMVET410 Carry out veterinary dental nursing procedures
ACMVET413 Prepare for anesthesia and monitor animal anesthesia and analgesia
ACMVET416 Assist with the preparation of veterinary drugs and poisons
ACMINF301 Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures in Animal Care Work
ACMWHS301 Contribute to Workplace Health and Safety Processes
ACMSUS401 Implement and Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
SIRXHWB002 Promote Workplace Health and Wellbeing
ACMSPE316 Provide general care of domestic dogs
ACMSPE317 Provide general care of domestic cats
You must be willing to complete workplace placements at suitable animal care facility to ensure you develop the necessary practical skills required to successfully complete this course.
Work placements can be undertaken
on a be volunteer (unpaid) or a paid employment basis
at a veterinary clinic or veterinary hospital
This qualification does NOT require you to organize or be
employed in a Veterinary Clinic before you commence
or enroll in this course.
Working with animals has become an ever increasingly popular career choice. Australia's economy is moving from resources to services. For many, working with animals is a rewarding career change that allows them to fulfill a lifelong dream and passion.
Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, with over 60% of Australian households owing a pet.
Pet services are the fastest growing product segment in the industry - grooming salons and puppy schools.
In 2018 the industry included 11,826 people employed as veterinarians and 11,458 as veterinary nurses, as well as an additional 5,000 support staff. This sector of the industry has grown significantly since 2000, when there were just 13,175 people employed in the sector.
Veterinary Services tripled from approximately 12,500 in 2000 to 37,500 in 2020
Sources: IBISWorld.com Pet and Pet Supplies Retailers in Australia
FURTHER STUDY PATHWAYS
This course is a pathway to an exciting career in the rapidly growing animal care industry and veterinary nursing and other education opportunities. This course is accredited and has national recognition.
This Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing delivers the skills and knowledge to be a veterinary nurse or a vet clinic manager. Your Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing is a great pathway to the Diploma of Veterinary Nursing.
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
A Pre-Enrolment Information Pack must be read and understood prior to completing, signing and submitting your enrolment application.
If you are already working in animal care sector and gained the knowledge and skills from their previous experiences.
Your will be formally recognizing this through a process known as RPL.
Our accredited training provides you with
Comprehensive course manuals
Online learning tools
A personal student mentor
additional study resources
Commence ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with us today to take the next step forward in your career.