New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Veterinary Assisting

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$7,046

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

NZC in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) L5 or equivalent. Further Enrolment Criteria exists - please enquire.

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)
$7,046 $7,046
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,461 $11,461
Total $18,507 $18,507

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


Student Success

86%


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

The Vetora Study Grant for Leadership in Production Animal Health

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

Value:

$6,000

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Henry Marfell Scholarships

Provided by:

Henry Marfell Scholarships - Board Secretary

Website:

http://www.npbhs.school.nz/

Value:

See 'Additional Information'

Read more

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

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://https://www.op.ac.nz/

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

Where does this information come from?

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

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