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A veterinary nurse cares for animals under treatment or in temporary residence at veterinary facilities and assists Veterinarians to perform procedures and operations. In Australia a veterinary nurse is a Skill Level 3 occupation.
Veterinary Nurse Alternative Titles
Veterinary Nurse is on the following skill lists:
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The job of a veterinary nurse in Australia is to care for animals under treatment and in temporary residence at veterinary facilities and assist Veterinarians to perform procedures and operations.
Most occupations in the veterinary nurse unit group (Group 3613) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupations within the Veterinary Nurse Group
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Veterinary Nurse in Australia is $ 39,441 per year. Average Age: Males: Females: Persons: 35.5
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3613) Veterinary nurses - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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