Get trained for a rewarding career as a veterinary assistant

Written by ProTrain

If you love working with animals, consider making it your new career as a veterinary assistant.

With ProTrain’s veterinary assistant certificate program, you’ll learn the medical terminology, office procedures and clinical skills you will need to care for animals in a veterinary office, animal hospital, zoo or laboratory.

This certificate course includes 40 hours of classroom instruction and 24 hours of clinical experience. Students will learn veterinary terminology, legal considerations involved in the care of animals, animal classifications and breeds, animal handling and restraints, and surgical procedures. An introduction to nursing, pharmacy and laboratory skills is also included.

Get started today by asking about ProTrain’s flexible day, evening and weekend schedules for students in healthcare and allied health professions. The veterinary assistant certificate program is just of hundreds of programs for busy adults offered at ProTrain. New Education 2 Employment programs will help you grow your career, start a new career, or change to your next career.

Classes are available online and at campuses around the United States. Browse our catalog of healthcare courses, including nutrition, home health, nursing, physical therapy, aromatherapy and wellness coaching, to find the program and location that is just right for you and your schedule.

Talk to someone about starting your new career today. Call 1.800.371.2963 or email or check out ProTrain’s course catalog online.

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Founded in 2004, ProTrain offers quality classroom and online training. We provide a CE-Turnkey Solution and partnership opportunities for institutions of higher learning to provide programs to various verticals such as Military Tuition Assistance (TA), Military Spouses (MyCAA), Wounded Warriors, Veterans, Unemployed (WIA), Corporate and Individuals.

ProTrain is an affordable solution for students seeking to prepare for an in-demand career that will help move them and America forward to achieve the goal of Education 2 Employment! Personal Training Assessment Managers will work with you throughout the entire process before, during and after to assist with the student’s program of study.

At ProTrain, we realize that learning is a commitment that we are all making to have a better future. Our clients’ needs (partners and students) are paramount. We are committed to your success and ours, one student at a time.