Veterinary Hospital Assistant Diploma Program
You know you’d make a great veterinary hospital assistant when your energy, personality, and love for all creatures big and small brings you more joy than you’ve ever experienced. You are a calming influence to both animals and their owners, and you can think of nothing more rewarding than making sure people and their pets get the very best of care.
The 9-month Veterinary Hospital Assistant program will introduce you to lifelong friends who share your love for animals. You will gain practical know-how in key areas, ready to dive into a career where you really can make a difference by the end of the workday.
Graduates of the program become qualified “front-line” veterinary hospital assistants and regularly find rewarding careers in a variety of animal care settings like:
- Veterinary Hospitals
- Animal Emergency and Critical Care Clinics
- Boarding Kennels
- Animal Non-Profit Organizations
- Grooming Facilities.
This focused Veterinary Hospital Assistant curriculum will give you the skills and training you need to dive into the industry, including: Medical Terminology—Breed Identification—Pharmacology—Clinical Procedures—Anatomy and Physiology —Office Procedures—Livestock and Exotics—Toxicology—Surgical Procedures—Small Animal Nutrition—Diagnostic Imaging.
The VHA program has always been a popular course at Centre for Arts and Technology. Classes begin in both April and October, and usually, fill up far in advance.
If being a Veterinary Hospital Assistant is in your future, Centre for Arts and Technology – one of the leading creative and technical schools in Canada – will help take you there.