|body or mind
|Boss or Team
Animals, Both People & Animals
|Math & Science
Maths & Science
Prepared to Study for Years
Alone, Busy Environment, Either Alone or In a Busy Environment
Veterinary nurses are nurses that provide medical care to animals under the supervision of veterinarians at veterinary facilities.
The specific duties and responsibilities of a veterinary nurse may vary, but they typically include but are not limited to the following:
To become a veterinary nurse in South Africa, you will typically need the following qualifications:
Different educational institutions may have different admission requirements; however, you will typically be required to demonstrate competency in the following subjects:
Veterinary nurses in South Africa typically study for about 3 years.
There are many employment opportunities for veterinary nurses in South Africa who can be employed at the following institutions:
Students of veterinary science are required to register with the SA Veterinary Council.
To find more information about veterinary nurses in South Africa, contact the South Africa Veterinary Council.
In South Africa, there is only one university offering qualifications in veterinary studies: the world-renowned Onderstepoort facility at the University of Pretoria.