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Veterinary Assistant Program (VAP-02) Information

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PHCC offers a range of intensive, short-term training programs that may lead to certification and licensure in careers that do not require a 2 or 4 year degree. Click on "Certificate” on the left menu bar to see all programs offered. Click on "Funding Assistance" on the left menu bar to learn about available resources.  
The Veterinary Assistant program combines instruction, hands-on training, and job readiness skills to prepare the student to enter the workforce at a much faster pace. The Veterinary Assistant program consists of 101.5 hours of instruction, 40 hours of hands-on training, and 28 hours of job readiness skills. Click on each course listed below to view course descriptions.

Program will meet four additional Saturdays (dates to be determined), 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Funding assistance available to qualified applicants.

Certificate Details

Classes offered: 3

Classes required for completion: 3

Mandatory Classes: 3

Classes in this Certificate may be taken in any order.

Price:  $1,699.00


Courses Available for this Certificate

This course will provide students with an understanding of what it means to be ready for work.  The student will also be able to write an effective resume, ......(more)
This course will provide students with a hands-on experience in a professional setting where they can apply the principles and techniques of veterinary assistan ......(more)
Learn general and veterinary management of small domestic animals, especially dogs and cats. Course objectives include the following: animal and human safety, a ......(more)