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VET in Schools Program at AVT

Study pathways for high school students wishing to work with animals

We are 100% focused on offering study pathways for people wishing to work with animals.  Our Animal Studies and Animal Care Certificates are available for high school graduates or those of upper high school ages either still in High School, eligible for an NOA: Notice of Arrangment or are being home-schooled.

Choose from our general entry option allowing you to study online or our VETDSS program (previously VETis or VET in schools) which is delivered one day a week for 1 semester.

For more detailed information, we recommend visiting: High school students – which course is best for me?


High school students and leavers - jobs courses with animals

Why choose AVT?

Dedicated Animal Care College

AVT has been delivering Vet Nursing and Animal Care related courses for over 25 years. It's safe to say there are no plumbing or hairdressing courses here!

Prerequisite course for veterinary nursing

Outstanding Track Record

A recent NCVER VET student outcomes report found 93% of AVT graduates were employed or enrolled in further study after training and 95% of graduates would recommend the training provided by AVT.

Prerequisite course for veterinary nursing

Safe and Supported Learning

Our qualified teaching team have many years of experience as well as extensive backgrounds in the veterinary and animal care industry. They're approachable and dedicated to helping students succeed.

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