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Animal Studies

Passionate about animals? Want to work with all creatures great and small? Turn your passion into a career with a course in veterinary or animal.

CIT's animal and veterinary courses are ideal for anyone with a passion for animals, and can take you anywhere. A course from CIT can give you all the practical training you need to work animal and veterinary studies.

You could work in a vet surgery providing quality care to a range of sick and injured animals, or you could work with companion and laboratory animals, in areas including animal handling, husbandry, breeding, nutrition, animal disease and animal surgical techniques.

The Canberra region is rich in animal life - come and join the industry.

Course List

Description Delivery AA/ ASBA
Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
Certificate III Companion Animal Services
Non-Accredited Training Basic First Aid for Dogs

AA | ASBA - these courses are available as apprenticeships, traineeships or Australian School-Based Apprenticeships (ASBAs). See above for availability, or contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or

Delivery - FT = Full-time, PT = Part-time, ON = Online, FL = Flexible.

  • Basic First Aid for Dogs

    CIT's Basic First Aid for Dogs course is designed for dog owners, dog walkers, pet minders, dog trainers, dog groomers and anyone who works with other peoples' dogs.