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Veterinary Nursing – Certificate IV

(Nat io n ally Reco g n ised Tr ain in g – ACM 40410)

Course No: 18919 TRAINING PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:


AQF level: Certificate IV
National Code: ACM 40410 Th is is t h e vet er in ar y n ur sin g q u alif icat io n , w h ich is d eliver ed o ver 2 year s
Location: Flexilink o n a p ar t t im e b asis. St u d en t s w h o h ave co m p let ed Cer t if icat e 2 in An im al
Commencing: Semester 2 st u d ies m ay o n ly n eed t o co m p let e 3 sem est er s.
2011
St u d en t s MUST HAVE a work placement (eit h er vo lu n t ar y o r p aid ) o f at least 8
DURATION: h r s p er w eek in a veterinary clinic t o en ab le t h em t o d o t h e w o r k b ased
660 Nominal Hours. p r act ical asp ect s o f t h e t r ain in g . Vet er in ar y n ur ses alr ead y in t h e
Flexible, Block release, one w o r kp lace w it h exist in g in d ust r y exp er ien ce m ay b e ab le t o b e assessed o n
day per w eek, interactive
t h e jo b f o r r eco gn it io n o f p r io r kn o w led g e an d skills. Yo u MUST PASS b o t h
online.
t h e t h eo r y an d p r act ical co m p o n en t s o f each u n it .
Places will only be offered to applicants who satisfy the entry requirements (see
COST: below).
TAFE fees for 2011 are
$958.00 for the full year or COURSE OUTCOMES:
$479.00 per semester. Th e Cer t if icat e IV in Vet er in ar y Nur sin g en ab les lear n er s t o d evelo p
p r o f icien cy as a Vet er in ar y Nur se. Th e co ur se p r o vid es vo cat io n al ed ucat io n
ADDITIONAL COURSE
an d t r ain in g in p r act ical an d t ech n ical skills r elevan t t o t h e car e an d n ur sin g
COSTS:
o f an im als, an d t h e un d er p in n in g kn o w led g e r eq u ir ed t o ap p ly t h o se skills
$50.00 for postage. Costs of
in vet er in ar y p r act ices w o r kin g u n d er m in im al sup er visio n .
TAFE w orkplace assessor to
visit w orkplace if required.
There is also a requirement to attend one x 3 day COMPULSORY RESIDENTIAL
SCHOOL in Tamworth during semester 2 or 3 of your course.
For further information
on this training program please ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
contact:
NSW Sch o o l Cer t if icat e (o r eq u ivalen t ),
Christine McKinnon Students MUST HAVE a work placement in a veterinary clinic. A letter from the
Course Coordinator and Head veterinarian must be supplied with the application.
Teacher
Animal Care CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Tamw orth Campus Vet er in ar y Nur se.
Ph. 02 6768 2320 or email
christine.mckinnon@tafensw .e ARTICULATION:
du.au St u d en t s w it h a Cer t if icat e IV Vet er in ar y Nu r sin g can g o o n t o t h e Dip lo m a o f
Vet er in ar y Nur sin g , as lo n g as t h ey h ave a su it ab le w o r kp lace an d w o r k
For student administration exp er ien ce.
information contact:

Flexilink
External Studies Unit
Customer Service Centre
Janison Street
Tamw orth NSW 2340
Phone: 1800 448 176
Fax: 02 6768 2469
Email:
neiflexilink@tafensw.edu.au

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ATTENDANCE: There are three forms of attendance offered by Tamw orth Animal
TAFE NSW Fee Information: Care section and students are required to select their preferred option.

1) A TAFE year co n sist s o f t w o 18-


1. Flexible and Interactive Online Delivery—Part of the theory component of the
w eek lo n g sem est er s. Th e course w ill be run as classes over the internet and students must have
m in im u m ch ar g e f o r a p r o g r am is broadband internet, email and a printer on their computers to participate.
one sem est er , even if yo u r Students are also required to w ork at home on their assessments.
p r o g r am last s less t h an 18 w eeks. If
t h e p r o g r am last s b et w een 18 Flexible delivery students must attend a 3 day COMPULSORY RESIDENTIAL
w eeks t o a year , it co u n t s as t w o SCHOOL in Tamworth during semester 2 or 3 of your course.
sem est e r s.
2. Day delivery - this delivery w ill take four semesters at one day per w eek.
2) If yo u r p r o g r am r u n s f o r m o r e Classes w ill be held at a referral veterinary practice in Tamw orth w here
t h an o n e sem est er , yo u m ay p ay in students are required to participate in the day to day activities of a busy
t w o h alf -year ly p ay m en t s. practice.
3) All f ees m u st b e p aid u p f r o n t at
3. Block Release - this delivery w ill take four semesters and w ill be three x one
en r o lm en t . NO CASH is accep t ed -
yo u m ay p ay b y EFTPOS, Visa car d ,
w eek blocks (approx every 6 w eeks) per semester. Classes w ill be held at a
Mast e r Car d , ch eq u e o r m o n ey referral veterinary practice in Tamw orth w here students are required to
o r d er . participate in the day to day activities of a busy practice.

4) If yo u r e ceive a g o ve r n m en t HOW TO APPLY:


b en ef it su ch as Yo u t h Allo w an ce, This is an application course. To obtain an application package contact Flexilink by phone
Au st u d y, o r New st ar t an d p r o vid e 1800 448 176 or email neiflexilink@tafensw .edu.au
d o cu m en t ar y p r o o f at en r o lm en t ,
yo u m ay b e elig ib le t o p ay a ASSISTANCE:
co n cessio n f ee o f $52 p er co u r se All students are eligible for the full range of services as outlined in the TAFE NSW
en r o lm en t , r at h er t h an t h e f u ll Student Handbook.
TAFE NSW Fee.
RECOGNITION:
5) In ad d it io n t o t h e TAFE NSW f ee, Recognition may allow you to complete your qualification faster.
so m e p r o g r am s h ave Co u r se
TAFE NSW recognises the skills and know ledge that you may have gained
Relat ed Ch ar g es asso ciat ed w it h
through previous studies, the w orkplace and life experiences. You may be entitled
t h em . Co u r se Relat ed Ch ar g es ar e
to gain recognition that w ill exempt you from attending one or more units. It is
co llect e d t o p r o vid e yo u w it h
m at er ials, r eso u r ce s, eq u ip m en t possible to obtain recognition for up to 100% of the requirements for a course
an d ser vi ces t o u se in yo u r aw ard.
p r o g r am of st u d y. If yo u r
cir cu m st an ces d o n o t en ab le yo u Fo r f ur t h er in f o r m at io n ab o ut Reco g n it io n , p lease co n t act t h e Cust o m er
t o p ay t h is ch ar g e yo u w ill n eed t o Ser vice Cen t r e o n 1800 448 176.
sp eak w it h yo u r t each er
w h en yo u co m m en ce class t o
n eg o t iat e alt er n at ive Core units
ar r an g em en t s. ACMOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes
ACMGAS202A Participate in w orkplace communications
6) Ab o r ig in al o r To r r es St r ait
Islan d er st u d en t s ar e exe m p t f r o m
ACMGAS204A Feed and w ater animals
p ayin g t h e TAFE NSW Fee. ACMGAS205A Assist in health care of animals
ACMGAS206A Source information for animal care needs
7) Disab ilit y Su p p o r t Pen sio n ACMINF301A Comply w ith infection control policies and procedures
st u d en t s an d st u d en t s w it h a ACMVET201A Carry out veterinary reception duties
d isab ilit y r ecei ve a f u ll f ee ACMVET202A Carry out daily clinic routines
exem p t io n f o r o n e TAFE NSW ACMVET203A Assist w ith surgery preparations
co u r se p e r year an d ar e elig ib le f o r
ACMVET401A Coordinate patient admission and discharge
t h e $52 co n cessio n ch ar g e f o r
su b seq u en t en r o lm en t s in t h at
ACMVET402A Apply imaging routines
year . ACMVET403A Perform clinic pathology procedures
ACMVET404A Perform clinic office procedures
All TAFE NSW co u r ses r u n o n ly if ACMVET405A Carry out surgical nursing routines
t h er e ar e su f f icien t r e so u r ce s an d ACMVET406A Nurse animals
d em an d . ACMVET407A Carry out medical nursing routines
ACMVET408A Coordinate and perform theatre routines
ACMVET409A Provide specific animal care advice
LDR: 2/8//2010 ACMVET410A Carry out veterinary dental nursing procedures

Plus 4 electives