How can you tell if a course is nationally accredited?

If you are looking to get into a career caring for animals or a career in veterinary nursing, there are a few things you should know about choosing a suitable...

How to identify bad study habits

For as long as you can remember, you have loved animals. And, for almost that long, you have dreamed about a career in the animal care industry. If you are...

Top 6 Animal Care Careers

I want a job working with animals! Working with animals is not just limited to one field, such as veterinary nursing. It involves a diverse range of rewarding roles and...

Commonwealth of Australia, NCVER Report reveals fantastic results for AVT

We are ecstatic to reveal the key findings of the recent VET student outcomes report for 2019 for Applied Vocational Training graduates. Findings include:- 89.5% were employed or enrolled in...

A Career in Animal Care: Creating the Perfect Resume

Are you as good with words as you are with animals? If not, you may need a little help. In the highly competitive world of animal care, a dream job...

How to prepare for an interview in the animal care and veterinary industry

So you have secured an interview with a veterinary hospital, animal care or horse care facility. Congratulations!  This is your first step to scoring the job you have always wanted. ...

Veterinary Assistant, Veterinary Nurse, Veterinary Technician – so what’s the difference?

The world of veterinary medicine is complex. There are a myriad of career paths that can be followed, each of which holds different responsibilities and requires various levels of education...

Top Careers Working With Animals and Salary Expectations in Australia

For many people, working with animals is a chance to spend their days doing something they would be happy to do even without a salary. If you love animals, there...

Ten Rewarding Careers that Involve Working with Horses

If you are passionate about horses and have always dreamed about a career in the equine industry, you will be pleased to know that there are more opportunities including jobs...

The Top 4 Questions to Consider Before You Quit Your Job and Change Careers to Animal Care

Working the same job in the same career for decades can be a joy if you are in the right place but it can be a chore if you are...

4 Solid Tips to Improve your Memory and Advance your Career in Animal Care

It took you a while to get to this important turning point in your life—the point where you finally decide you're going to pursue a career doing something you love. ...

Topping The Class: 2019 Graduates in Animal Care & Veterinary Nursing

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 marked the day AVT acknowledged our newest graduates with their qualification in animal care and veterinary nursing. Student of the Year for...

How Veterinary Nursing studies paid off for Jasmin Paul

Meet Veterinary Nurse and Charity Start-up Founder, Jasmin Paul. This outstanding young lady was an AVT graduate in 2016 and has never looked back. Over the past few years, she...

The Top 4 Reasons to Study Your Course Online

Pursuing a career as a veterinary nurse or as an animal health care professional is one of the most exciting and rewarding journeys you will experience in your life. However, ...

7 tips to juggle work and study in the animal care industry

If you are preparing and studying for a career in animal care, you have made a great decision. The animal care industry is continually growing, with a diverse range of...

What is workplace practical training?

Training organisations use many different terms to refer to workplace practical training. We also use the term work placement but it can also be referred to as workplace learning, work experience,...

What subjects do I need to study at high school for veterinary nursing and why?

Veterinary nursing is a very competitive course in which to gain entry. There are a limited number of places available each year and so choosing the most useful subjects to...

Preparing to submit an application for our Vet Nursing course

Applications for our ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing course are open throughout the year.  Depending on your choice of study mode, whether it be online, part-time or full-time on-campus,...

VET in schools program at AVT – important update

It is with great regret that AVT will no longer be accepting applications for new student enrolments for VET in Schools Animal Studies courses.  This includes both Certificate II and...

Where to find a job as a Veterinary Nurse in Australia

Working with animals is an often popular and sought after line of work.  With many school graduates and mature age students aspiring to become veterinarians, places in veterinary science related...

Top 7 reasons to pursue a career in the veterinary industry

When considering a career, there are so many options. You can work with people, technology, products, or some combination of these. However, when you add animals in the mix, you...

Important changes to Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (ACM40412 update to ACM40418) and in Animal Studies

Updates and proposed updates to the National Training Package, Animal Care and Management (ACM) have been released and have a direct impact on all AVT National Qualifications.  Updates were released...

Top 5 Time Management Apps for Students

Time management is one of the biggest challenges for technical college students. As you prepare for a career, you need to develop an efficient schedule for both the theoretical and...

How to set study goals to help you achieve more

Study goals are essential if you want to succeed as a student. Research indicates that setting goals is a reliable predictor of better grades and completing your qualification. Let's look...

Congratulations 2018 AVT Graduates

On Thursday, 13th December 2018 we were excited and pleased to acknowledge AVT students who have successfully completed their qualifications in Veterinary Nursing and Animal Studies in a formal award...

What are the top qualities of a veterinary nurse?

So you love animals, have an interest in science and are thinking of starting a career in Veterinary Nursing? However, you are not sure if it is the right choice...

Congratulations 2017 AVT Graduates

On Thursday, 7th December 2017 we were excited and pleased to acknowledge AVT students who have successfully completed their qualifications in either Veterinary Nursing, Companion Animal Studies and Animal Studies...

What qualification do you need to become a veterinary nurse?

A career as a veterinary nurse is one of the most rewarding, exciting and fulfilling vocations in the world, where you will never stop learning, evolving and growing. With the...

Exciting changes for Perth based, Animal Science College

Throughout 2016 we were working tirelessly behind the scenes on making some improvements at Animal Science College. We are at a point where we’d love to share more about what...