Vet Assistant Training & Certification
Eligibility criteria and requirements for CVA Level 1 - High School:
Participating students must be enrolled in a state-approved veterinary education pathway, with Completion of at least 200-hours of classroom training, either in a School Facility or through Virtual Vet Education Distance Learning
• Applicant must be at least 16 years of age • Applicant must obtain 300 hours of practical work experience (paid or volunteer) in a veterinary setting under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian or a licensed veterinary technician • Applicant must submit a completed application for examination for CVA Level I certification including complete payment of examination fee(s) • Completed CVA Level I “Skills Validation Checklist” • Applicant must score 70% or better on the CVA Level I certification exam.
Eligibility criteria and requirements for CVA Level 1 - College Student or Hospital Staff:
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