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Veterinary Assistant Training Program

at El Camino College - Torrance

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$799 9 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Oct 12, 8:30am - Nov 09, 4:00pm (5 sessions)

Torrance, South Los Angeles
16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Btwn W Redondo & Manhattan Beach Blvd
Torrance, California 90506
Venue: ITEC BLDG - Industry Tech Education Center 112
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this pet training:

Do you LOVE animals?! Are you addicted to cute animal videos and all the Animal Planet shows? Then why not start a career working with adorable, loving, amazing animal creatures every day of your life?! Enroll now in this purrrrtastic meowy woof woof of a course to learn to become a Veterinary Assistant. 

As a Veterinary Assistant, you will learn how to help the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. You will learn the proper way to feed, water, and examine pets for signs of illness, disease, or injury, and how to clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals, or clinics.

This course combines 35-hours of classroom instruction with a 24-hour voluntary externship to provide you with a complete learning experience (59 total hours). Upon successful completion, you will honored with a certificate of completion from El Camino College and a big hug from your own cat or dog!

Textbook: Elsevier's Veterinary Assisting Textbook, 2e 2nd Edition by Margi Sirois EdD MS RVT LAT

Note: Students under 18 years of age, must have a parent or guardian complete a Release & Medical Consent form.

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Cancellation Policy

Requests for withdrawal from a class must be received at least three full business days before the first class meeting. Upon request you will receive a credit voucher in the amount of the class, less a $10 service fee per class. The credit voucher is applicable toward a future class and is valid for three years. Full refunds will be granted if a class is cancelled by El Camino College. Please allow four to six weeks for processing.

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ITEC Building is marked as Industry Technology Education Center. The building is located nearest the corner of Manhattan Beach Blvd and Crenshaw Blvd West of the Chemistry bldg. and East or the round Planetarium bldg.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
8:30am - 4:00pm Career Training Solutions 5 $799
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Oct 19 8:30am - 4:00pm Career Training Solutions
Sat, Oct 26 8:30am - 4:00pm Career Training Solutions
Sat, Nov 02 8:30am - 4:00pm Career Training Solutions
Sat, Nov 09 8:30am - 4:00pm Career Training Solutions

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