Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice)

Diploma Of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice)

Course Code
:
ACM50512
Department
:
Food and Fibre
Study Area(s)
:
Veterinary Nursing
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(1 year)
Part-time day(2 years)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.
End Date(s): Rolling enrolment.
Days and Time: TBC

Course Overview

This Qualification is the industry standard for veterinary nurses who provide a leadership role and apply advanced skills and knowledge in patient assessment, care and management within a veterinary workplace.

This qualification requires extensive vocational expertise. Work experience in a veterinary practice is essential to meet the requirements of some units.

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Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
ACMSUS301AImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40
ACMVET509AManage veterinary nursing procedures150
ACMVET510AApply veterinary nursing pathophysiology180
ACMVET511AApply principles of animal behaviour90
ACMWHS501AManage workplace health and safety processes80
BSBCUS501CManage Quality Customer Service40
BSBWOR502BEnsure Team Effectiveness60
TAEDEL402APlan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace25

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

You will study 8 core units this will include Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, Manage veterinary nursing procedures,Apply veterinary pathophysiology,  Apply principles of animal behaviour, Manage workplace health and safety processes, Manage quality customer service, Ensure team effectiveness, Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2019 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3575.00
$715
$7020
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$130

Average course
consumable fees*
$130

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2019 Student Services Fee (Table 3)


 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2019: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
650 650 $5.50 $1.10 $10.80

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2019. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

Entrants into ACM50512 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice) are required to hold the 19 Core Units from the ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Candidates undertaking study for this Qualification require extensive vocational expertise and should expect that access through paid employment within a veterinary practice will be essential for meeting assessment requirements of some Units.

The Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice) requires access and regular exposure to patients, clients, consults, medical and surgical cases, veterinary staff, nursing, reception and administrative duties, practice policies, procedures, retail and customer service experiences

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Broadmeadows campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment  in veterinary practices as

  • Veterinary nursing manager

  • Head veterinary nurse.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain employability skills including Communication,  Teamwork, Problem-solving, Initiative and enterprise, Planning and organising, Self-management and Technology

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (General Practice) (ACM50512).  As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at university level.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will be interviewed by our teachers to assess their suitability for the course.

Also you will need to have access to employment within a veterinary practice.