Looking for a vet nursing career with Greencross Vets?
About vet nursing studies
Career path progression
Today’s’ veterinary industry offers Nurses an opportunity to progress in their chosen career. Greencross Vets offers a career path like no other, encouraging our nurses to grow within our team rather than discover new challenges elsewhere.
Greencross Vets offer many opportunities for Vet Nurses and support team members:
- Qualified Veterinary Nurse
- Practice Manager
- Customer Service Manager
- Retail Sales Manager
- Head Regional Nurse
- Area Manager or Group Coordinator
- Training Coordinator
- Surgical and Emergency Nursing in partner referral or emergency hospitals
- Administration and Accounts Managers
- The sky is the limit!
As the largest provider of high quality veterinary services in Australia, Greencross Vets are continually seeking veterinary and nursing staff that have a strong desire to practice quality medicine, excellent patient care and are dedicated to maintaining their professional skills at a high level.
Where to start – turning dreams into reality
For those who have no formal qualifications or experience within the Vet Nursing industry, turn your dream into reality by undertaking our Greencross Vet Nurse Internship program. This program offers challenging and rewarding opportunities to launch your veterinary nursing career. Combining study with a professional Internship at Greencross Vets is a great way to gain real-life work experience and expand your veterinary skills.
The Internship Program allows successful applicants to work towards achieving a Certificate II in Animal Studies (which is one of the entry level pre-requisites into Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing qualification ACM40418). Direct entry into Cert IV Vet Nursing ACM40418 can only be obtained by persons who:
• Hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies or
• Hold a relevant Certificate III or higher level qualification in an animal discipline or
• Can demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge to any of the above qualifications
Should you wish to kick start your career in the Veterinary Nursing industry by undertaking an Internship please visit Internship for further information.
Once you have met the entry level requirements, you can then progress onto ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. This is a nationally recognised course that provides training in both practical and technical skills relevant to the care and nursing of animals. This qualification consists of 21 units of competency, comprising of 17 core units and 4 elective units.
For more information on these qualifications contact your selected registered training organisation.
Greencross Vets chooses to enrol their nurses through the Animal Industries Resource Centre for all their training requirements including, Certificate and Diploma level qualifications. The distance learning study mode is preferred by most of our nurses as it combines an income with the qualification they require for their position.
Qualifications in Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing are competency based and can take the average student up to 3 years to complete.