Just Starting Out

Perfect if you are looking at becoming a Vet Nurse, but are not yet working in a clinic.

Wanting to get Qualified

You are working in a clinic, or have a placement lined up, but not yet qualified.

Looking to Upgrade

You have an older qualification and are looking to upgrade to the latest version.

Ready to Specialise

Undertake a Diploma, short course or professional development course.

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Why study with us?

Amazing Student Support

Get help when you need it. We provide unparalleled student support six days a week. Our Nurse Educators are available by online live chat, email, phone and in our very active ACVN Student Facebook Group where you can connect with fellow course participants and often see Nurse Educators help out after hours!

Fast Results

We respect the time your dedicate to your assigments and we know you need feedback to progress through your course. Assignments are marked in 14 to 21 days, that’s super fast compared to the 6 to 10 weeks most other providers aim for.

Study at your own pace

All courses are delivered by distance education, so you can fit them around your busy schedule with no need to attend campus. No due dates to stress you out, study when it suits you. Can’t finish the course in the enrolment timeframe? That’s ok too! It’s easy to extend your course as needed but be aware this attracts a fee.

Printed Learners Guides

All our students receive printed learners guides at no extra charge. Our notes are quite comprehensive and would cost a fortune to print out at home.

Online Learning Centre

Supporting your included printed learner’s guides is our online Learning Centre. Here you upload your assignments, saving on postage, and view videos and presentations to assist your learning.

Real world training

Our courses are designed to deliver everything you need to know to turbo-charge your veterinary nursing career. We believe in balancing theoretical knowledge with real-world practical skills so that everything you study is completely and immediately relevant to your job as a Veterinary Nurse. All the information you learn can be directly applied in practice. You’ll also discover the critical thinking skills vital to becoming as a highly competent nurse.

Be recognised as a leader in your field

At The Australian College of Veterinary Nursing, all our qualifications are industry and nationally recognised. We train in conjunction with the Queensland Agricultural Training College – a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). In fact, our courses exceed the standards set in the Animal Care & Management training package. That means you graduate with a highly regarded qualification accepted anywhere in Australia and, for Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing graduates, even overseas!

Courses designed by experts

Every one of our courses has been developed and written by experienced staff at the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing. They’re also peer reviewed through a rigorous process to ensure you are learning what industry wants, to a very high standard. Our graduates are sought after employees.

  • Study with us.
  • Veterinary Nursing.
  • It's all we do.
  • Why would you study anywhere else?


At the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing, we provide Australia’s top veterinary nurse training courses. 

Our graduates are amongst the most highly skilled, employable Vet Nurses in the industry.


Veterinary Nurse training

 Choose from our wide range of nationally recognised Veterinary Nurse qualifications, short courses, or professional development certificates.

We'll teach you everything you need to know to become a
  • highly skilled
  • knowledgeable
veterinary nurse, sought after by the country's leading veterinary practices.

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