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Veterinary Assistant Training​


 

Registration Fee: $3,195

Additional Fees:

Scrubs for externship

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Next training

 August 17, 2019 - February 18, 2020

150 Hours of Classroom Lecture

August 17, 2019

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

100 Hours of Clinical Externship

Externship to be completed by May 10, 2020

Training Classes held at the College of the Desert, Indio


 

Turn Your Love of Animals into a Rewarding Career!

Veterinary Assistants are entry-level healthcare professionals that work in many different veterinary settings. Most Veterinary Assistants work closely with Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians to provide medical care for sick or injured animals. Some Veterinary Assistants develop careers in other areas of animal care such as, pet sitting, behavioral training, grooming, and animal therapy.

If you love working with animals, take the first step towards a new career in the veterinary field with Veterinary Assistant Program.

Through this training program, receive quality training from dedicated and experienced instructors. Receive hands-on training to be able to work side-by-side with a veterinary team tending to the needs of animals. Students learn about a number of veterinary assistant duties and jobs dedicated to treating domestic animals – from birds and reptiles to cats and dogs – and believe they all deserve compassionate medical care.

National Certification: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) national examination. 


 

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“This program is eligible for financial assistance under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). Certain eligibility requirements apply.” Call 760-863-2500 for more information.

 

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