New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

Vet Nurse Plus Limited

Subject area

Veterinary Assisting

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,487

over 1 Year - details

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare individuals as a veterinary nursing care professional by providing them with the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to help animals attain, maintain or recover optimal health and quality of life. Graduates will also be able to practice sustainably and to engage in on-going learning in the field.

This qualification is targeted at individuals who have already completed the Veterinary Nursing Assistant strand of New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) [Ref: 2490] or equivalent and who seek to further their veterinary nursing education.

This qualification will provide individuals with technical veterinary nursing skills in a clinical environment as well as the ability to manage patients and clients, and follow protocols in all aspects of clinical veterinary practice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completion of the requirements of the Veterinary Nursing Assistant strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology Level 5 (NZ2490), or equivalent qualification. A formal interview will be held with candidates who are not currently studying with Vet Nurse Plus and can demonstrate meeting the entry criteria. All applicants will be selected from a range of criteria.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,487 $6,487
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,395 $11,395
Total $17,882 $17,882

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

82%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $37,439
Earnings range $30,381 - $42,512
In employment 73%
In further study 23%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ann Sinclair Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Presbyterian Support Central

Website:

http://www.psc.org.nz/

Value:

Refer to application organisation.

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Student Summer Scholarship Award

Provided by:

New Zealand Companion Animal Trust (NZCAT) - Secretary/Manager

Website:

http://www.nzcac.org.nz/nzcat/nzcat-awards-applications

Value:

Up to $1,600

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 2739652
Fax: (09) 2739655
Email: info@vetnurseplus.co.nz
Web: http://www.vetnurseplus.co.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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