Getting Started

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For each course that you enrol in, we recommend completing the following to ensure you can perform at your best:


  1. Read the course guide

The course guide provides you with an insight into the course’s core outcomes as well as assessments. You can find the course guide within the course on My Learning.

  1. Discussion forum

Review the discussion forum regularly within the course. The discussion forum is a place for you to interact with your Course Coordinator and your peers, as well as where important messages about your study in the course will be posted. When you first access the course, jump into the forum and introduce yourself.

  1. Read over the Academic Study Skills resources

Refresh your memory about referencing, academic writing and more. The Academic Study Skills resource section is ideal for preparing you for study.


Course Enrolment


The Course Enrolment tab provides you with access to select, pay for, and enrol in the desired course. Once you are enrolled you will:

  1. receive a receipt for your payment by email.
  2. receive an enrolment confirmation email which will provide instructions on how to access the course.
  3. gain access to the course on My Learning (AVA’s Learning Management System) to make a start on the Getting Started
How to enrol in a course
  1. Within the Course Enrolment tab, click on the course
  2. Click on the Register button. If the register button isn’t available, ensure you are logged into the AVA website.
  3. Complete the fields and submit your registration.
  4. After your payment has been processed and registration submitted, you will receive two notifications as outlined above.
  5. To access the course, follow the instructions provided in the enrolment confirmation email, or below:
    1. Browse to
    2. Click on the Personal account button
    3. If you are prompted to log in, enter your AVA website log in credentials. Use the ‘Forgot your password’ link to perform a password reset if required.


IMPORTANT:  It will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes after you login to My Learning for your enrolment to trigger.

  1. After 10 to 15 minutes click on the Record of Learning button on the My Learning home page
  2. Click on the Certifications tab and select the AVA Chartered Veterinary PractitionerTM certification
  3. Click on the desired course.


Tip: Once you have accessed a course for the first time within the AVA Chartered Veterinary PractitionerTM certification the course will be listed separately under the Courses tab in your Record of Learning.


Academic Study Skills Resources


The AVA CVP Education Pathway study will stretch your imagination and intellect. These resources offer valuable tips about study and feature PDF files and videos to help you with your studies. Build confidence in your academic skills, and apply these effectively to your studies.

Already in the middle of your studies? No problem! This is an excellent resource to take advantage of and is accessible at any time during your study.

Access the Academic Study Skills resources from AVA My Learning.


AVA Library


Use the library to find veterinary resources including online journal articles, e books, guidelines and more.

The AVA offers its students access to leading databases hosted by EBSCO, as well as access to our own publications such as the Australian Veterinary Journal (AVJ) and Australian Veterinary Practitioner.

You can also browse and enrol in the monthly AVJ Quizzes directly in My Learning via the AVJ Quiz button on the My Learning home page, or the Find Learning tab.