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Get hired in as little as 6 months!

Animals share a special place in people’s lives by bringing joy to families and individuals of all ages. With pet ownership at an all-time high, so too are the requirements to keep those animals happy, healthy and safe. At Granville College, we share in that passion, which is why we offer our Veterinary Technician Assistant diploma Program that opens the door to a rewarding career in animal health care.

Granville College specializes in animal healthcare Diploma Programs– and has for over 27 years. It is here where you become part of a supportive community of like-minded individuals, all passionate about the health and well-being of animals.

Get the hands-on, practical experience you need to begin a rewarding career in as little as 6 months at Granville’s bright, cheery school, easily accessible by transit in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, BC. Our comprehensive Diploma Program prepares you for meaningful employment to start that new career you’ve been excited about. Granville graduates are known for their technical skills and superior abilities, so they are in-demand with local employers.

Our Diploma Program provides you with participatory training, personal attention from our industry-experienced instructors and a 3-week practicum. You’ll work directly with animals and gain real-world experience all while showcasing your abilities and making contacts with potential employers.

The First Veterinary Technician Assistant College in Canada, Established in 1993

Since 1993, we have helped thousands of animal lovers launch successful, rewarding careers in animal health care. In fact, Granville College has graduated more Veterinary Technician Assistants than all similar B.C. programs combined!

With a convenient location right in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, Granville College has helped thousands of students get the hands-on training, professional experience and ongoing support it takes to pursue successful careers – without spending years in school.

Learn from Industry Experts

As a Granville College student you’re part of a supportive community of like-minded individuals, all passionate about the health and well-being of animals.

Pioneering Animal Healthcare Training For Over 27 Years

Director's Message

Welcome to Granville College. Serving the community since 1982.

Congratulations! We are excited to have you start your education journey with us at Granville College.

Our objective is to provide an exceptional educational experience that will guide you towards your career goals. We believe in our student’s abilities and ethics, we are committed to providing our students with all the tools, skills and resources we can offer as a college and that the students need to successfully achieve their education and career goals.

You came to Granville College with a passion to contribute to the world, and during your time here, we encourage you to bring your ideas, observations, and questions. You will leave here with the knowledge, skills, and relationships that will empower you to make meaningful impact on your future and the community. 

From all of us here at Granville College, we wish you a great, successful journey with us.


Cheryl Grenick

Campus Administrator

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