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Become a Veterinary Assistant

Combine your love of animals with Veterinary Assistant training to enjoy working as a vital member of an animal care team in clinics and animal hospitals.

Earn a Workforce Training Certificate (WTC) at Frederick Community College and receive expert training from dedicated instructors while learning how to provide animals with important medical care. Work alongside veterinarians, technicians and technologists while acquiring skills and knowledge to perform responsibilities of an entry-level position in the field.

Affordable, convenient and flexible classes are now enrolling. Scroll down to learn more about individual class offerings. Review WTC eligibility requirements >>

Veterinary Assistant Workforce Training Certificate • 3 Courses
Prepare to work as a vital member of an animal care team. Training focuses on veterinary office and hospital administrative procedures, communication and client relations, pharmacology, inventory control, vaccinations, examination room procedures, proper restraint techniques, dental care, nutrition, animal first aid, and exam room grooming. Prerequisite/co-requisite includes placement into ENGL75 or ESOL72 or ESOL100 and a score of >64 on the elementary algebra math assessment.
• CAH 145 Foundation for Healthcare Careers or ADE 625 Bridge to Careers - Healthcare
• VET 130 Veterinary Assistant 1
• VET 131 Veterinary Assistant 2



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CAH145

In County Price: $229.00

In State Price: $234.00

Out of State Price $239.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Thu 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (10/19/2020-11/5/2020)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Danielle Stoffer  2.Kelley Smith 

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Class ID: 20125

Location : Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC127

Section Number: 5

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

VET130

In County Price: $365.00

In State Price: $370.00

Out of State Price $375.00

Fees: $412.00

Weekly - Fri, Wed 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (9/25/2020-12/11/2020)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Brandi Luther  2.Brian Moore 

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Class ID: 20138

Location : Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC126

Section Number: 1

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VET131

In County Price: $365.00

In State Price: $370.00

Out of State Price $375.00

Fees: $412.00

Weekly - Wed, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (1/6/2021-3/12/2021)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 20139

Location : Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC126

Section Number: 1

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information