Veterinary Office Assistant

year Certificate

Overview

This program will prepare students to become a key member of the veterinary office and animal health care team with specific veterinary office skills and fundamental animal knowledge. Courses are designed specifically to the practice, procedures and tasks performed in a veterinary office setting which include: client relations, business communications, and an understanding of animal health care. This program provides students with a well-rounded skill set of knowledge and abilities to work effectively in the office environment of a veterinary office, association or business.

 Note:  Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.