Entry Requirements ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

If you are applying to enrol into the ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and you meet one of the below entry requirements this information is for you.

Entry Requirements

Entry into this qualification is open to individuals who:

OR

  • hold a relevant Certificate III or higher level qualification in an animal science discipline

OR

  • can demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge in a relevant animal science discipline to any of the above qualifications.

To process your enrolment UQ Skills will need evidence of your completed Certificate and/or experience to determine if you:

1. Meet the entry requirements

AND

2. Confirm if you are eligible for any Credit Transfers

Holding previous vocational qualifications or units of competency

If you hold a previous vocational qualification, we may be able to Credit Transfer some into the Certificate IV.  However if you do not hold the correct units you may need to participate in partial training within the Certificate II to ensure you achieve all the units required to complete the ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.   

The four elective units that will credit into our Certificate IV delivery are:

ACMINF301        Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work

ACMVET202       Carry out daily practice routines

ACMSPE304        Provide basic care of domestic dogs

ACMSPE305        Provide basic care of domestic cats

Eligible credit transfers will reduce the cost of the Certificate IV.

You can discuss this further with the UQ Skills admin team on uqskills@uq.edu.au   or 5460 1353 or our new Veterinary Nursing trainer – Mr. Brett Smith – brett.smith@uq.edu.au

 

 

Pricing information

Due to the changes in the Certificate IV, we have had to adjust our pricing and way of charging students.

ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies

Full enrolment - $990.00

Cost per unit - $82.50

ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Full enrolment - $3,150

Cost per unit - $150

ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies and ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

For students who will enrolled and complete the two qualification with UQ Skills the fee overall will be:

ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies - $990

4 x Credit transfers applied

ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing - $2,550

Total cost of two qualifications = $3,540

Please Note

If students have previously completed vocational qualifications/SOAs we may be able to apply various credit transfers which will reduce the cost of either the Certificate II or IV. This will be assessed on each individual basis.