AVT offers a range of qualifications relating to the areas of animal care including veterinary nursing, horse/equine care, animal care and animal studies as well as animal behaviour and training. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your knowledge in these areas our qualifications are well recognised and trusted by employers. Your qualification will be nationally recognised in Australia and also provides a pathway for a higher-level education. Thousands of students from Australia have chosen AVT as their animal care training provider.
Our WA based, Animal Health & Welfare course is now eligible for applicants who qualify for the Jobs & Skills WA Participation Program, with fees starting from $668. See full details including eligibility guidelines here
The Certificate in Veterinary Nursing is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you’ll only pay half the course fees from January until December 2022. Fees are capped at $1,200; or $400 if you’re aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus resource fees and other fees that may apply to your course. See full details including terms and eligibility guidelines here
Depending on your level of experience with animals, both the animal care/studies courses, ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care, ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies (RSPCA) as well as ACM20217 Certificate II in Horsecare are great places for students to start who have completed high school.
To learn more about the options we recommend visiting our High School Graduates page.
AVT has been training Animal Care and Vet Nursing students for over 20 years. It's safe to say there are no plumbing or hairdressing courses here!
A recent NCVER VET student outcomes report found 89.5% of AVT graduates were employed or enrolled in further study after training and 95.5% of graduates would recommend the training provided by AVT
Our qualified teaching team have many years of experience as well as extensive backgrounds in the veterinary and animal care industry. They are approachable and dedicated to helping students succeed.