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Do you want to stand out from the pack?

Take the next step in your veterinary nursing career!  Join us for an intensive two week program designed to give you the confidence and skills required to advance to formal studies with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast and to start your career in a veterinary clinic.

Skills you will develop include:

  • physical examinations
  • vital sign assessments
  • medications and routes of administrations
  • how to give an injection
  • blood collection and IV setup
  • instrument processing
  • basic husbandry
  • interview skills and curriculum vitae advice

These workshops are run by qualified and experienced Veterinary Nurses. Each session will have its own practical focus with materials and equipment enabling you to become proficient with Gold Standard techniques and patient care.

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register. Course details

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Gold Coast - Southport

Key dates and info


Part time: 2 sessions / 1 night per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $180

Cost details

07 5581 8300

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A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

Gold Coast - Southport 23 May 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom
5 Sep 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom
17 Oct 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom

Entry requirements

Students aged 15 years and above can enrol in this course. Please note: As this program is delivered up to 8.30pm we require parental approval to ensure appropriate transport and supervision is arranged.


Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

  • Students are to bring a pen and paper for note taking.
  • Please show your Confirmation of Enrolment on exiting the car park each week for discounted parking.


Classes are held on:

  • Wednesday 23 May - Wednesday 30 May 2018 from 5.30pm-8.30pm (2 sessions) at Southport, Level 1 (Ground Floor), Room 109
  • Wednesday 5 September - Wednesday 12 September 2018 from 5.30pm-8.30pm (2 sessions) at Southport, Level 1 (Ground Floor), Room 109
  • Wednesday 17 October - Wednesday 24 October 2018 from 5.30pm-8.30pm (2 sessions) at Southport, Level 1 (Ground Floor), Room 109

Please note - This course is offered once a week on a specific day each week. Throughout the year we vary the day that each delivery package may be offered to suit students’ needs and availability. Students are enrolling in a specific day for the duration of the course. Refer to the dates on your Confirmation of Enrolment.

Important Information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.



Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my financial options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a financial option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 07 5581 8300. We're here to help.



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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


NACC Practical Skills for Veterinary Nurses

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 9 March 2018

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