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I loved the hands on learning – this is how I learn best

I could do such work all day every day for the rest of my life, it’s simply great.

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The Vet Nurse Internship has been an invaluable experience

I found the online structure easy to fit around my busy schedule and the hands on experience really built my confidence when it came to the practical aspects.

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For me, the best part of the program was the hands on practical experience

The knowledge and experience I have gained through the program has been invaluable and has helped me gain employment in the industry.

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Since my first day at the Greencross clinic I have felt welcome as part of the family.

I started the Internship because I care greatly for animals and love the impact they have on my life.

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Nurse Internship Program


Passionate about Pets?

Our Nurse Internship program offers challenging and rewarding opportunities to launch your veterinary career.
Combining your study with a professional internship at Greencross Vets is a great way to gain real-life work experience and expand your veterinary skills.

Why complete a Nursing Internship?

  • Follow your passion in the pet care industry
  • Enhance your skills and experience
  • Flexible hours to complement your study schedule
  • Communication and support from your mentor and team
  • Put theory-based learning into practice
  • Train towards a nationally recognised qualification
  • Career and professional development


Internship Program

The Greencross Vets Nursing Internship Program:

  • Allows candidates to work towards achieving a Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110)
  • Provides an accelerated program that can be completed over 9 months
  • Comprehensive training orientation program with Regional Workplace Trainer
  • Support network of an experienced mentor and dedicated veterinary team
  • Invitation to the annual Greencross Vets Regional Symposium
  • Guaranteed clinic placement for practical skills and experience
  • Working at the clinic one day per week on a voluntary basis
  • Certificate of completion
  • Theory based learning (including online workshops)


Practical and theory based learning (including online workshops):

  • Work in the Animal Care Industry
  • Participate in Occupational Health and Safety Processes
  • Complete Animal Care Hygiene Routines
  • Assist in Health Care of Animals
  • Feed and Water Animals
  • Participate in Workplace Communications
  • Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices


We are delighted to announce that the Nurse Internship program is now available throughout New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Australia Capital Territory and Queensland!

Click Here to learn more about the application process or email internships@greencrossvet.com.au