Course Description

Animal Health Care

Animal Health Care is a course run by Career Academy, Dublin. For more information about Animal Health Care at Career Academy, please review the details below.

This accredited online course will help you understand animal behaviour, common health problems and basic veterinarian procedures. You will gain invaluable knowledge in many different aspects of animal health care, giving you an edge over the competition. Use this course to improve your employment prospects and start your career pathway towards becoming a qualified veterinary nurse or animal technician.

Key Benefits

  • Learn about common health problems in a variety of animals
  • Identify common signs of ill health
  • Learn about tasks carried out in a veterinary practice, and first aid procedures and treatments for different animals
  • Develop a broader awareness of health issues and treatments in domestic pets
  • Learn to care for animals prior to, during and after treatment
  • Advance your career or lay the foundation for a career change

What does a vet nurse do?

Veterinary nurses assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases, illnesses and injuries. They are responsible for the welfare of the animals who stay at the clinic or surgery, and usually feed, water, clean and exercise them. They will also administer drugs, conduct tests, check stock and order drugs and other veterinary supplies, and undertake other administrative and reception duties.

Course Summary

Assessments: 12 modules and 12 assignments, including case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone.

Duration: 100 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.


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Training ProviderCareer Academy
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course Duration100 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Course Fee€499.00
Phone01 437 8559
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Career Academy

Suite 1208, 77 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin City South, Dublin, Ireland

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