Veterinary Assistant Diploma


This course is all you need to kick start your dream career in veterinary. This comprehensive course will thoroughly educate you on all the necessary knowledge and skills needed to stand out as a qualified veterinary assistant within the industry. All you need to enroll in this course. This course will start off with all the veterinary terminology that will be essential for your veterinary career.

You will then be trained on how to handle cats, dogs, and small mammals in a friendly way so as to not frighten them. The basic anatomy and physiology of animals will also be covered extensively through this course to help you deal with them appropriately. Our tutors will enlighten you on how to interpret signs of pain in animals and how to feed animals who are sick and healthy.

This course will also walk you through the other daily tasks of a veterinary assistant such as monitoring in-patients, taking vital signs and record-keeping, after which the health and safety regulations of a veterinary institute will be presented. By the end of this course, you will walk away with knowledge and skills that will immensely help you get into the veterinary industry. Elearn College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organization and the courses it offers meet defined quality criteria.



The Veterinary Support Assistant (VSA) is a highly capable member of the veterinary team, trained informally within the practice. A VSA is responsible for many crucial jobs within the clinic, such as ensuring good hygiene and sterility, handling animals, and interfacing with clients. Many VSAs use the opportunity to gain valuable experience and go on to qualify as Vet Technicians.

This course is of benefit to anyone with an interest in animal health, working with animals, or wondering if a career in the veterinary environment is right for them. It includes an overview of how veterinary practice works, health and safety, basic anatomy and physiology, animal handling techniques, first aid, and coping with emergency situations as well as emotional issues such as euthanasia.

Understand the basic anatomy, learn about pet first aid, pet psychology and how to handle and restrain animals safely when working in a veterinary setting. The Diploma Course in Veterinary Support Assistant will show learners the reality of what it means to care for animals. How do you cope when dealing with emergency situations? The course will focus in-depth on tackling animals in pain or in stress and other key topics on veterinary practices.

Who is this course for?

This Course is Suitable for Anyone having an interest in Veterinary Support Assistant


There are no entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enroll at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round.

Career path

This course is ideal for those with an interest in a career focusing on animal care or Veterinary Practice.


Module 1
Unit 1: Introduction to Veterinary Assistance 00:00:00
Unit 2: Understanding your animals 00:00:00
Unit 3: Undertsnading your environment 00:00:00


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  • £217.00
  • 2 years, 9 months
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