How do I become a vet tech in Alberta?

How do I become a vet tech in Alberta?

To become a vet tech, you must graduate from a CVMA or AVMA accredited college technology program, typically a 2 or 3 year diploma program, and successfully completes the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE).

How much does an animal health technologist make in Alberta?

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Average Wage $21.47 / hr
Average Salary $40,613.00 / yr
Hours Per Week 36.1 hrs

How do I become an animal health technician in Canada?

Complete a two-year college diploma program in Animal Health Technology, accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students attend class on a full-time basis in most colleges for the entire two-year program.

How much do vet techs make Alberta?

The average salary for a veterinary technician is $23.23 per hour in Alberta.

What are the requirements for Animal Health Technology in Alberta?

Special requirements for students registered in an Animal Health Technology Program within the Province of Alberta now require that all students have an active student membership with the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) under the Province of Alberta’s Veterinary Act and General Regulation.

Where can I get a degree in animal health technology?

Graduates of the program may be eligible for credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree at Athabasca University, University of Alberta or University of Lethbridge.

How to become a veterinary technician in Canada?

Graduates of our Animal Health Technology program are eligible to write the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) for membership in the Provincial Association. For additional information on this program, please see Important Documents under Admissions on our website. The applicant must have the following prerequisites:

Where can I find accredited veterinary programs in Canada?

CLAIR COLLEGE ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE Check out our list of accredited Canadian veterinary programs.