Algonquin College

Veterinary Technician

Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:Police and Public Safety Institute
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program is designed to prepare veterinary technicians with the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to work in an ethical, competent, and professional manner in a veterinary practice and other animal-related industries.
URL:Veterinary Technician at Algonquin College
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with Grade 12 English (ENG4C or equivalent with a 65% or higher) Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C with a grade of 70% or higher or a mathematics with a similar content), Biology, Grade 11 or 12 (SBI3C or equivalent with a grade of 70% or higher), and Chemistry, Grade 11 or 12 (SCH4C or equivalent with a grade of 65% or higher). Applicants may also have an Academic and Career Entrance Certificate, a General Educational Development (GED) certificate, or Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Note that university (U) courses in the specified subject areas will be deemed acceptable. Provide an Immunization Certificate with proof of Tetanus Vaccine upon entry to the program. Students will also be required to obtain a pre-exposure rabies vaccine at their own expense prior to entering the program. All applicants are expected to be computer proficient including having a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Word and Explorer).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 12, 2013

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