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Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing

School of Health and Social Services
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Love animals? Make a career working with animals.

Animals are an important part of peoples live’s. Our programmes will teach you different aspects of animal care.

Stand out, and train with industry
We offer hands-on learning opportunities including time at the Wellington SPCA.

Expertise and care
Learn in a friendly environment. You will enjoy working with tutors who are keen to share their knowledge and interest.

Accredited for the animal industry
You will enjoy the experience of studying in our environment. Your success will allow you to earn qualifications that are recognised and respected.

Why study Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing? 

WelTec’s animal care and veterinary nursing programmes have a strong focus on developing clinical and field skills, through industry placements and field trips. Students will be encouraged to put theory into practice by gaining practical experience in the care and handling of a wide range of animals including cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents and exotic animals.