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VETERINARY ASSISTANT

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:53 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:6563
PROGRAM OUTLINEVeterinary Assistant Program Outline NB

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Would you love to spend your day working with animals? The Veterinary Assistant program at Eastern College combine hands-on clinical experience with administrative support training to prepare you for a role in the world of veterinary care.

Whether providing clinical assistance or handling client communication, graduates from these programs are essential to the operation of every veterinary clinic.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 8-week field placement
  • Classroom settings that mimic real-world veterinary clinics

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Veterinary Assistant Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions in veterinary clinics, animal care agencies, or positions in pet stores.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • Safety Services
  • SPCA
  • Oromocto Vet Hospital
  • Cedar Hills Animal Hospital
  • Grey Cove Vet
  • Mayfield Veterinary Clinic

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High School Graduation Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age and academic achievement assessment passed). In addition, an entrance assessment must be successfully passed.

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