Assistant Full-Time Program
Get the Skills to Become a Qualified Veterinary Technician Assistant in as Little as 24 Weeks
This program offers hands-on, and practical training. The Veterinary Technician Assistant Full-Time Program will give you the technical knowledge and practical experience you’ll need to have a rewarding career in animal care without spending years in school.
October 2nd Next Start Date:
In addition to classroom learning, students actively participate in labs, practical demonstrations and exciting field trips to animal care settings. The Program also invites visits from interesting guest speakers. The VTA Program is led by experienced instructors who are genuinely interested in helping new animal health professionals enter the field. Click on the ‘About Us’ tab at the top of this page for instructor bios and more information about Granville College.
Full Time Classes Include
- Field Trips to Animal Health Care organizations
- Animal Handling and Restraint Classes
- Veterinary Industry Guest Speakers
- And much more!
- 4 days per week
- Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
- 24 weeks including a 3 week practicum placement
As a Granville College student you will have the same instructor throughout the Program. This consistency allows instructors to really get to know their students and tailor their teaching to best fit your needs.
Full Time Courses
The VTA Program consists of five main subjects that cover everything from anesthetic monitoring to zoonotic diseases. Courses are continually updated, and we work with clinics and hospitals in the lower mainland to make sure we always teach our students the most current protocols and procedures.
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Is Veterinary Technician Assistant Training Right For You?
To learn more about careers in Veterinary Assisting and to find out if Granville College is right for you, fill out the form on the side of the page to receive more information. For immediate questions or to speak with a friendly Granville College Admissions Advisor, call 604-670-8636.