The Veterinary Aide program is designed to provide basic skills for animal care careers. A veterinary aide helps doctors in maintaining the health of and caring for animals. Most veterinary aides will typically work in a private clinic or an animal hospital. Job duties can include admitting animals, assisting during surgery, recording vital signs, cleaning, feeding and grooming as well as filing, answering phones, patient billing and typing reports.
Veterinary Aide Prerequisites:
- High School Diploma or GED
- Meet program criteria on Workforce Training Assessment
Pell & Stafford funding authorized by US Department of Education.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the exam for this certification: No certification
Articulation with: No formal articulations
Program Costs: $5,440
* Financial aid is available for those who qualify
Next Start Date: September 21, 2015; January 4, 2016; March 28, 2016