Program Listing

Georgian College, Ontario-Canada

Veterinary Assistant

Shortlist Program

Program Details

1 Year - Post Secondary Certificate Program

Course Duration:

1 Year

Application Fee:

100 CAD

Tuition Fee:

17371.62 CAD/Year


Winter 2024: Orillia

Program Description

The Veterinary Assistant certificate program prepares you to assist vet professionals in the practice of veterinary medicine in animal care settings. Throughout the program, you gain the knowledge and skills required to support vet professionals including safe handling and restraint techniques, general care of companion animals and administrative and reception duties. Using the knowledge learned in your lecture classes, you develop basic diagnostic laboratory techniques, radiography, surgical support procedures, and client service skills in the labs and also in the on-site veterinary hospital.

Admission Requirements

OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U) Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U) First-year enrolment is limited, satisfying minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission. Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.


Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.