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Veterinary Health Care Assistant

Diploma 43 weeks

Get the skills you need to keep animals happy and healthy and put their owners at ease. In the Veterinary Health Care Assistant program, you'll learn how to handle important clinical and administrative services in a range of animal care facilities.

Hands-on Veterinary Health Care Training in Alberta

Your courses will cover essential areas so you can provide quality care as part of a veterinary team.

This practical, job-ready training includes industry software, anatomy, medical terminology, veterinary dentistry, surgical preparation, and many other areas.

You'll also solidify your new skills by completing a six-week practicum placement in a real-world veterinary care setting.

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 70% in each course of the program (or successful completion of components not assigned a percentage grade.)
  • Successful completion of all practical/clinical requirements.

Certifications Received

  • Standard First Aid with CPR ‘C’ and AED
  • DOGSAFE® Canine First Aid                                                                Veterinary Health Care Assistant diploma

Campus Availability

This program is approved to be offered at the following campuses. Please contact the campus of your choosing for program availability.

  • Calgary South

My teachers push me to do my best, even when I doubt myself. They make sure to teach towards everyone's needs. 

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