Otago Polytechnic

To secure your place on the programme please sign and return your Conditional Offer to ebsVET@op.ac.nz

This page holds all of the information that you need and next steps that you need to take to complete your enrolment. We have also provided you with some additional information which we would suggest you take the time to familarise yourself with before the start of the programme. 

 

To complete your enrolment, you need to do the following:

1. Supervising Large Animal Veterinary Clinic Work Placement Documents

Print off and read each of the following Veterinary Clinic Work Placement documents.

Take these to all prospective Veterinary Clinics you visit.

Click here for the Letter of Introduction (to introduce you to the Veterinary Clinic as a perspective Otago Polytechnic student seeking a work placement)

Click here for the Key Information (this provides the Veterinary Clinic with more information about the programme and work placement)

Click here for the Veterinary Clinic Work Placement Confirmation Form (use this form to collect the details of your Work Placement, and then add this information to the Veterinary Clinic Work Placement document to be fully enrolled)

Click here for the Emergency Contact Form (fill this in and give to the Veterinary Clinic when you have sourced a work placement)

Click here to enter the details of your Veterinary Clinic Work Placement.

 

In addition

Supervising Farm Work Placement Documents

Print off and read each of the following Farm Work Placement documents.

Take these to all prospective Farm Work Placements you visit.

Click here for the Letter of Introduction (to introduce you to the Farm Supervisor as a perspective Otago Polytechnic student seeking a work placement)

Click here for the Key Information (this provides the Farm Supervisor with more information about the programme and work placement)

Click here for the Farm Work Placement Confirmation Form (use this form to collect the details of your Farm Work Placement, and then add this information to the Farm Work Placement document to be fully enrolled)

Click here for the Emergency Contact Form (fill this in and give to the Farm Supervisor when you have sourced a work placement)

Click here to enter the details of your Farm Work Placement.

 

Supporting Information

The following Supporting Information is required to be completed before the start of the programme. It must be completed on a computer as the format is not compatible with your cell phone. 

Click here to access and fill in the supporting information details required for your programme.

 

Compulsory Clothing and Equipment

Clothing and Equipment must be worn or taken to all animal-related facility work placements, including Veterinary Clinics.

Click here to order and pay for your name badge, polo top, overalls, scrub shirt and stethoscope.

 

Textbook

Click here to order your compulsory textbook.

Compulsory textbook is: McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians.  (Author: Bassert, Joanna M. ISBN: 9781437726800)

Recommended textbbook is: Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing 3rd Ed.  (Author: Lane, D.R. et al, ISBN: 9780080452654)

 

Further information

Below is some further information that we would recommend you taking the time to read and familiarise yourself with before the start of the programme. 

1. 2017 Important dates 

Click here 

2. Learning Advisors

Your Learning Advisors can be contacted on (free phone) 0800 762 786 or by email (see below). 

Steph Mann - StephM@op.ac.nz 

3. Block Course Dates

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4. Study Guide

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5. 2017 Terms and Conditions of Enrolment at Otago Polytechnic

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6. Copy of Work Placement Contract and Otago Polytechnic Code of Privacy/Confidentiality

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7. Student Hub (access to Moodle, Student Email, My Details)

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8. Student Support Services (Student Success Team, Learning Advice, Career Services, Maori/Kaitautoko, Pasifika, Disability, Counselling, Chaplain, International, Justice of the Peace, IT Support)

Click here