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About the Veterinary Office Assistant Diploma Program

Veterinary Office Assistants provide office support to the veterinarian and animal health technicians. They play an integral role in the smooth operation of the veterinarian’s practice. If you love working with animals and want to help pet owners take care of their pets, then this career path is for you!

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • online

Why Robertson College winnipeg?

Veterinary Office Assistants deal directly with clients and their pets and help assess their needs, provide guidance and support, manage appointments and perform desk operations. As part of the Veterinary Office Assistant program, you will:

  • Learn about veterinary office procedures
  • Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance to clients and their pets
  • Gain administrative skills such as filing, ordering supplies, managing front office operations, completing files that can be transferrable to other office settings
  • Learn how to properly clean and maintain examination rooms and storage areas
  • Learn how to appropriately restrain and handle companion pets when needed
  • Attain certificates in Vet Test Analyzer, Laser Sight through IDEXX Learning Center and Nutritional Advocate through Hills Vet

Career opportunities for Veterinary Office Assistants exist in veterinary hospitals/clinics, pet shelters pet stores, humane shelters, pet daycares, Animal Control and other animal facilities across Manitoba. 

Veterinary Office Assistant Program Practicum

At the end of your program, you will participate in a 4 week work practicum in veterinary office setting where you will gain valuable hands-on experience.

what you could be earning in less than one year$24,000 to $38,000wage data taken from: workingincanada.gc.ca
program duration26 Weeks
  • Benefit from small classes and a more interactive learning experience in our Veterinary Lab classroom
  • Students will be given a laptop computer to use for the duration of their program
  • We offer flexible program schedule for this program with classes starting throughout the year
  • Career Services and graduate employment services is available  to help you secure employment
  • Financial assistance is available to those who qualify

Veterinary Office Assistant Student Testimonial

"I joined this course almost right after finishing high school and it really helped me to learn what it means how to be professional, make your time count and give it your all. I do not regret making my decision to take this program as it is helping to give me a sense of purpose."

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