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Course summary

Certificate II in Animal Care
TAFE Digital

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Self paced

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Any time

Delivery Method of course delivery.


End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

11 months

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol.

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the traineeship eligibility requirements.

Additional requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • To successfully complete this course, you will need:

    • to be self directed in your learning
    • have good Internet access
    • be comfortable typing, using the Internet and email, chatting to your teachers or others online, reading course content online, using common software and uploading your assessments including video files.
  • You must be reasonably physically fit, as the tasks and activities involve handling animals and may involve manual lifting

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you:

  • A passion for animals and their welfare

  • A reasonable fitness level to handle animals and carry out manual lifting

  • The ability to follow basic written instructions and complete tasks safely under supervision

  • Access to a computer or personal device and internet as it would be beneficial to complete home study

  • Appropriate clothing, which may include covered non-slip shoes, trousers and shirts for your classes. TAFE NSW will provide you with other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is specific to animal care

Next steps

Confirm to continue

You will need to provide evidence for the Entry Requirements listed above.