Job requirements Registered Animal Health Technologist in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a registered animal health technologist in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians (NOC 32104).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of a two- or three-year animal health/veterinary technology college program is required.
- Registration with provincial animal health technologists' or veterinary technicians' associations is available, and is mandatory in some provinces.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Veterinary Technologists||Regulated||Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)|
|British Columbia||Veterinary Technologist||Regulated||BC Veterinary Technologists Association|
|Manitoba||Animal Health Technologist||Regulated||Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association|
|Ontario||Registered Veterinary Technician||Regulated||Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians|
|Saskatchewan||Veterinary Technologist||Regulated||Saskatchewan Association of Veterinary Technologists|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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