Attend a free information session on Thursday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m.
Call 217.524.6749 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the information session.
Train for a new career today!
With pet ownership on the rise, the need for skilled veterinary assistants is in great demand. Veterinary assistants work directly with Veterinarians and veterinarian technicians in private practice, hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, animal control facilities, pet stores and kennels.
This course will introduce students to the science of veterinary medicine. Students will learn to care for sick and injured animals as well as learn client relations, office and hospital procedures, animal nursing, exam room practices, surgical preparations, laboratory processes and radiology and pharmacology terminology.
Employment is expected to increase 9% between the years of 2014 to 2024. (bls.gov)
2015 Median Pay: $24,360
Salary may vary depending on location, experience and hours. (bls.gov)
Pet Adoption facilities
Fall 2018 Course Details
August 6 – December 10, 2018
Monday & Wednesday
6:00 – 9:45 p.m.
October 22 – November 30
$2,350 (includes books, lab and externship)
Eligible candidates must:
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
• Be proficient in English
• Have adequate understanding of 9th/10th grade algebra and arithmetic
• 90 hours – classroom instruction
• 60 hours – hands-on externship
Registration begins April 19, 2018.