Veterinary Assistant Training For Your Employees
Penn Foster’s online Veterinary Assistant Career Diploma is modeled around NAVTA standards, ensuring that your employees are prepared to effectively take on the role of a veterinary assistant in your practice. Through courses covering handling and restraint, animal nursing, and a required hands-on externship, your learners will build the foundational knowledge necessary to be an asset to your veterinary practice or hospital.
Prepare your employees for the following certification exam:
Veterinary Assistant Training Curriculum
Average completion time: 14-18 mo
Aligned with NAVTA standards, Penn Foster's Veterinary Assistant Training prepares learners for certification and job readiness in the veterinary field. Online courses include:
- Behavior, Handling, and Restraint
- Nutrition, History, and Physical Examination
- Emergency and Wound Care
- Radiology and Surgical Preparation
Janet McConnell, CVT
Program Director, Veterinary Nursing Development NVA Compassion-First
"We are extremely pleased to offer our expanded, ground-breaking employer-supported development program for our veterinary nursing teams that allows them to make a choice for their educational program and career path."
Our Proven Training Model
Real World Credentials
This online program prepares learners to be effective pet groomers, covering techniques for working with dogs and cats.
Upskill your practice’s employees with an AVMA-CVTEA accredited Veterinary Technician program that preps workers for the VTNE.
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$nameAccording to national averages from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for veterinary technicians is expected to grow 16% over the next 10 years.* That is a much faster growth rate than almost all other occupations.
$namePenn Foster’s Veterinary Technician Degree Program is one of only a few programs with full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), through their Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).