Veterinary Assistant Training Program
In the growing world of Veterinary office careers the Veterinary Assistant plays a valuable role. A veterinary assistant has the task of helping both the Veterinarian and the Veterinary Technician in the care of all the animals at a clinic or hospital. Tasks such as cleaning and disinfecting laboratory and surgical equipment, feeding and watering the animals, assist in examinations of the animals, checking for illnesses, injuries and disease. Day to day care of animals, feeding, watering, and grooming. This course combines 70-hours of classroom instruction with a 40-hour externship to provide you with a complete learning experience for a total of 110 hours of instruction.
Prerequisites: 18 years of age or older; HS diploma or GED; proficiency in keyboarding; basic understanding of computing & word processing; command of English language. Students will be required to have Internet access, printing capabilities and an email address. No veterinary office work experience required. Call 408-229-4201 to register.