Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant

          Program Costs:  $300.00

          Registration:  By appointment only

          Veterinary Assistants work with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to care for sick and injured animals              and to provide well-pet care. On a typical day, Vet Assistants give medicines, feed, bathe and clean up after           animals, assist with examinations and tests. Other duties might include taking vital signs, assisting with                  surgery, doing office work and acting as a receptionist. Vet Assistants are employed in veterinary clinics,
          animal shelters, biomedical research and other animal care facilities. This program consists of 100 hours of              classroom instruction and 120 hours of internship where students gain on-the-job experience in a veterinary              office. Prerequisites: a passing score on the HOC Math/English Assessment test, must be able lift 40-50                  pounds, verification of tetanus immunization within the last 10 years, and no felony drug convictions. No High           School Diploma/GED required for this class. Additional fee required for textbooks.  

          Instructor:  T. Leebolt 

          Fall Semester Schedules:
          8/16/2016 - 6/1/2017  Tuesdays and Thursdays   3:00 pm - 5:30 pm  
          8/16/2016 - 6/1/2017  Tuesdays and Thursdays   6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 

          No Spring Semester Schedules Available