Students must be 18 years of age at the start of the course.
Students should be able to demonstrate previous experience working with animals and an aptitude for working with the public.
- Suitable experience includes; 3 or more days observing in a veterinary clinic.
- An aptitude for working with the public; may include reference from an employer where the prospective student has worked with the public (e.g. retail) reference from a teacher attesting to social skills.
Have completed 60 NCEA credits at Level 2
Have a minimum of 12 NCEA credits in English at Level 2 and 12 Credits in Maths at Level 1; and 12 Credits of relevant Science at level 1
The equivalent tertiary study
Meet the education Providers requirements for the equivalent numeracy and literacy standards.
International students must have studied and completed a qualification in agriculture, animal sciences, or equivalent, prior to enrolling in this course.
International students for whom English is a second language must attain an IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 or equivalent with no band score lower than 5 or pass an internal test to assess their English proficiency level according to Rule 18 English language requirements for international students.
Enrolment is subject to an interview.
Fees free for eligible students.
Contact us for full eligibility criteria and course information.
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