Veterinary Assistant Program at ACHT

Veterinary Assistant Program at ACHT


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If you enjoy working with animals, take the bold stride in the direction of getting certified as a vet assistant at American College of Healthcare and Technology (ACHT). Our Veterinary Assistant Program has the approval of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).

American College of Healthcare and Technology will assist you to gain the adequate knowledge, skills in addition to hands-on training that can help you reach your set goal.

The Veterinary Assistant program at American College of Healthcare and Technology affords students the opportunity to achieve a well-grounded basis of knowledge in pet care, which improves their skill set and produces more employment opportunities for them in their chosen veterinary careers.

Our training in addition to the curriculum is associated with the NAVTA standards for veterinary assistants. Our vet program covers the following:

  • Provision of proper care and monitoring for pet animals after surgery
  • Sterilization and maintenance of surgical equipment
  • Provision of emergency first aid in addition to medication for injured or sick animals
  • Locating animal health records and histories

Below are some of the qualities a veterinary assistant should possess:

Kindhearted: A good vet assistant must possess a heart of gold; such individual should possess a strong affection and care for animals and people at large.

Stress and Emotion Management: Vet Assistants must be able to cope with stress and keep their sentiments out of challenging situations to best support their animal patients.

Keeping to Details: It is imperative to know that a competent vet assistant needs to have a keen eyesight and double check on details.

Fact-finding: The challenge that comes with helping animals is incredibly rewarding for those that are curious and eager to learn.

A growing and emerging pet care sector is creating a demand for skilled workers in the field. Employment prospects for refined and polished veterinary assistants are on the rise, including breeding facilities, veterinary clinics, pet care businesses as well as research facilities.

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American College of Healthcare and Technology has two convenient locations.

Our Huntington Park campus proudly serves the following communities: Bell, Bell Gardens, Compton, Southgate, Los Angeles, Vernon, Maywood, Cudahy, Florence, South Central LA, Watts, Lynwood, City of industry, Lawndale, Paramount, Inglewood, Commerce, Downy, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Carson, Long Beach, Bellflower, Pico Rivera, Montebello, Whittier, Gardena, Hawthorne, El Monte, La Puente, Monterrey Park.

Our Riverside campus proudly serves the following communities: Corona, Moreno Valley, Norco, Lake Elsinore, Perris, La Sierra, Arlington, Jurupa Valley, Rialto, Pedley, Mira Loma, Rubidoux, Bloomington, Colton, San Bernardino, Redlands, Wildomar, Temecula, Murrieta, Loma Linda, Fontana, Grand Terrace, and Glen Avon.

11801 Pierce St., Suite 100
Riverside, California 92505
(951) 729-5320

6606 Pacific Blvd, Suite 204
Huntington Park, California 90255
(323) 585-9000