St. Clair College

Veterinary Technician

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Program Information

School:St. Clair College
Faculty:South Campus
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:Veterinary Technicians assist the Veterinarian in the medical care of animals. Duties include assisting in radiography (taking x-rays), nursing, dentistry, nutritional support, minor surgery and laboratory procedures for animals.

This program will appeal to students with experience related to animals. They must have a strong background in science and math and good communication skills. Due to the physical demands of the job they should also have the ability to lift and carry up to 25 kg.
URL:Veterinary Technician at St. Clair College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,516
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Admission Requirements


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

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

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus: Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4C or EAE4U Grade 12 Math (C) or (U) Senior Level Chemistry (C) or (U) Senior Level Biology (C) or (U)

Application Notes : Students applying to this program must complete the Health Occupations Aptitude Exam (HOAE) test. A questionnaire is a mandatory requirement for consideration into this program. Only applicants who return the questionnaire will be considered for admission.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    St. Clair College will continue to accept applications after the Equal Consideration Dates on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available seats (oversubscribed), completed applications received at by the Equal Consideration date will receive first consideration.

    * 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 16, 2021