Opleiding

Veterinary Assistant

As a veterinary assistant you are the most important support of the veterinarian. You are responsible for the after care of the animals after an operation and a range of administrative tasks. In that way you ensure efficiency and the best care for all animals.

In this course you learn to set appointments, satisfy and reassure animals and people and assist in different operations.

You also get to know how you have to deal with difficult phone calls, welcome clients at the veterinary clinic and carry out laboratory research. As a veterinary assistant, you always have a variety of tasks and opportunities to grow!

PRAKTISCHE INFO

Thuiscursus

Duur: 6-9 maanden

Diploma

319.00 euro


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LESSENVERLOOP

You can start immediately with your training! A digital version of your course is available on your profile page as soon as you are registered. The paper version will be sent immediately, so you can expect your course package at home after a couple of days. Thanks to the flexible system of home study, you study where and when you want. You receive one year of guidance from a teacher with years of experience in the field. Take your exam at one of our locations when you are ready. If you pass, you will receive the diploma.


PRAKTISCHE INFORMATIE

You pay the lowest tuition fee! For only 319.00, you receive a detailed textbook, one year of professional guidance from an experienced teacher who is passionate about his area of expertise, lifelong access to the online student platform and the possibility to take a free exam at one of our exam locations within a period of five years! We do everything we can to ensure a smooth start of your career!

You will receive specially developed, loose-leaf teaching material in a handy storage folder. You do not have to purchase additional books and therefore have everything you need to make your home study a success. Your textbook contains practical questions at the end of each chapter, comparable to the exam questions. This way, you will be thoroughly prepared when you are ready to obtain your diploma!

Do you want to put your knowledge from this course into practice? Then you should definitely consider an internship. You gain practical work experience - which is a great plus on your resume – and in addition, you are further expanding your network with contacts that can help you when you start your career.

You can choose the period, place and duration of the internship yourself. This way, you can search for the perfect place to gain your first working experience. When you are ready to start, you can request an internship contract at our school. Complete this together with your internship provider and return it to us. After that, you can start immediately, with a maximum of 300 hours. Make sure you have completed your apprenticeship before you take the exam. This way you are completely prepared for your future career!

The Centre for Distance Learning, part of Ondernemersschool BV, is the largest training provider in the Benelux. She organizes professional training courses for adults from all over the world through the distance learning system. The school is nationally and internationally recognized by various professional associations such as the Wellness Federation, the Centre for Professional Qualification and is registered in the Central Register for Short Professional Education (CRKBO). This means that the educational institution complies with the Quality Code for Education Institutions for Short Professional Education. Moreover, the Center for Distance Learning meets the strict quality requirements of ISO-9001.

PROGRAMMA

  • Efficiently collecting consultation data
  • Getting a general impression of the animal
  • Animal psychology
  • Professionally handling telephone calls and scheduling meeting
  • Correctly managing the agenda
  • Setting up invoices and general administration
  • Clinical image and anamneses
  • Various departments of the animal hospital/practice
  • Correct nutrition for animals
  • Working with professional equipment
GRATIS
PROEFHOOFDSTUK

MODULE ‘STARTEN ALS ONDERNEMER’ CADEAU

Ga je een thuisstudie volgen aan De Ondernemersschool? Dan ontvang je nu gratis de module Starten als Ondernemer (t.w.v. 99 euro) bij jouw opleiding! Zo helpen we je de eerste stappen te zetten op het gebied van zelfstandig ondernemen.

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SKILLS

  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology of common pets
  • How to correctly use various instruments
  • How to assist the veterinary on an administrative level
  • Helping the doctor during medical examinations
  • Practical handling

CARRIEREMOGELIJKHEDEN

  • Assistant in animal practice
  • Work in specific department of animal hospital
  • Assistant in animal hotel

EXAMEN EN DIPLOMA

When you have completed the course, you take the exam at one of our exam locations.
If you score at least 60%, you will receive the diploma of the Veterinary Assistant by post.
With this diploma, you can immediately apply for your dream job.

 

HOW IT WORKS

Veelgestelde vragen

Will I get to work with animals during this course?
No, however, we do advise and encourage you to practise on your own/friends'/family's pets. For those who aren't able to practise, no worries, the course includes many exercises and cases, so that you will be prepared no matter what.
Can I intern?
Of course. An internship is great for a first relevant working experience, so it is very advisable. For those who aren’t able to do one, there are plenty of exercises and other possibilities to practise.
Is this diploma official?
Yes. All of our diplomas are recognised, so we guarantee that you can join the job market with them. If you want to become an independent entrepreneur in Belgium, you also need a diploma in business management.
What will the exam be like?
The exam will consist of theoretical and practical questions. This way, you can be sure you’ll be completely prepared for the real working life.
Can I follow this course without any previous experience or knowledge?
Yes. You can start from zero. The course begins with a clear introduction on the subject. Only when a course has 'advanced' or 'expert' in its title will you need some previous knowledge.
When can I start studying?
You start your home study course whenever you want. You can already start studying within the same day of signing up. The printed course will be sent immediately to you by post. It will be in your mail box before you know it.
Why choose a home study course?
One word. Flexibility. The flexibility to study anytime and anywhere you want, especially with our digital course that you can access on all your devices: desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone. You're entirely in charge of your learning pace so you can easily combine your studies with other things in your life. If you want to take the exam and get a diploma to add to your resume, you have a period of five years to take an exam with us.
How do I sign up for a course?
You sign up by filling in our registration form and making a payment for the course you want. After this we will send you a confirmation mail with practical information such as your log-in details for our online student platform.
What will I get?
You will receive a state of the art course in a sturdy binder and access to a digital version of the course on your account on our student platform. On top of this, you also get one year of online support and guidance from your personal teacher. This is always an experienced professional in his or her subject. You can contact your teacher on the student platform anytime you want for any help you need.
What if I have questions about the subject matter during my study?
Your course package always includes one year of online support and guidance from an experienced teacher and subject expert. Via our online student platform you can always contact your teacher for questions, extra exercises and feedback. You can always extend your online guidance time if you need. Contact our secretariat for this.
Where and when can I take my exam?
When you have studied your course you're free to take an exam at one of our exam locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. Impossible to get there? Do you live further away? We'll make arrangements to set up an online examination for you. If you score at least 60% on your exam then you pass and will receive your Veterinary Assistant diploma by post. With this certificate in your pocket you can study for the job you want!
What if I live in Belgium and want to start my own business as a self-employed person?
If you want to start your own independent business in Belgium, you also need a certificate of business management ('attest bedrijfsbeheer' in Dutch). Lucky for you we also offer business management courses to prepare you for the business management exam at the Central Examcommission in Brussels. UPDATE: starting from 1 September 2019 you can directly obtain your business management certificate online at our school! No need to go to Brussels anymore!
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ERKENNINGEN

Ondernemersschool is ingeschreven in het Centraal Register Kort Beroepsonderwijs (CRKBO). Ook alle docenten zijn ingeschreven in dit register. De school voldoet aan de strenge en jaarlijks gecontroleerde kwaliteitseisen van de ISO 9001:2008 norm. Zo ben jij verzekerd van een kwaliteitsopleiding.

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