Animal Care and Horse Industry

Animal Care and Horse Industry

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Your love of animals can be a career full of possibility. Learn how to protect exotic animals or use your creative flair to clip, style and groom domestic breeds. Graduate with practical techniques and theory with confidence, no matter what path you take.

Animal Studies

Spend your work days surrounded by animals. Learn to maintain and monitor their health while providing professional services that benefit both animals and their human companions. more...

  • TAFE Statement Dangerous Dog Handling and Assessment Workshop

    800-163124

    Unleash your potential with this engaging short course and learn to confidently interact with dogs in any situation. Led by an expert trainer, you'll gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience with trained dogs and personal protection equipment.

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  • Certificate II Animal Care

    ACM20121-01

    Channel your passion for animals into your study as you develop practical, foundational skills in animal care. Launch your career as an animal attendant in boarding kennels, pet shops, groomers and welfare organisations.

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  • Certificate III Animal Care Services

    ACM30122-01

    Enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding career as an animal care worker. Understand animal behaviour, monitor their health and learn safe handling techniques. Spend your days interacting with and caring for animals to ensure their wellbeing. And yours, too.

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Companion Animal Services

Pair your love for companion animals with skills and knowledge to provide ethical and enriching care in boarding kennels, animal shelters or animal welfare organisations. Make a positive impact on the lives of animals that provide us with protection, companionship and emotional support. more...

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Farriery

You’ll be a shoe-in as a farrier when you study our farriery courses. Work with veterinarians and horse owners to ensure horses' hooves are balanced and well-cared for. more...

  • Certificate IV Farriery

    ACM40818-01

    Stand out in the industry as a qualified farrier. Develop advanced skills in assessing hoof mechanics and gain the knowledge and resources to cultivate a successful farrier business. TAFE NSW is a sole and exclusive provider of this accredited course in NSW.

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Horse Breeding

Experience the special moments during horse breeding season, where you'll help mares give birth and assist with horse mating in both performance and thoroughbred horse farms. more...

  • Certificate III Horse Breeding

    RGR30619-01

    Immerse yourself in the equine breeding industry through on-the-job training and access to industry-standard facilities. Gain solid theoretical knowledge and practical experience that will enhance your career opportunities both locally and globally.

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Horse Racing

Bet on a rewarding career in the Australian horse racing industry as you discover the magic at Randwick and work with the next potential Prince of Penzance on-and-off the track. more...

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Performance Horse

Create a stronger bond with horses by understanding their behaviour and body language. Gain a broad set of skills in feeding, housing, handling and management that will give you a solid foundation to further careers in various sectors of the equine industry. more...

  • Certificate III Horse Care

    ACM30821-01

    Gain a solid understanding of horse behaviour and body language that will help you safely care for and handle horses. Learn vital equine management skills that will further your studies or enhance your opportunities to work in the equine industry.

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Pet Grooming

No two days will ever be the same when you combine your love for animals with your flair for creativity to clip, groom, and pamper a variety of furry companions – big and small. Launch into a career in a grooming salon. more...

  • Statement of Attainment Basic Introduction into Dog Grooming

    900-82638

    Turn your love of dogs into a satisfying career with the Statement of Attainment in Basic Introduction into Dog Grooming. Tailor each groom to the specific breed type. Master a range of techniques as you embark toward your own grooming business.

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  • Certificate III Animal Care Services (Pet Grooming)

    ACM30122-03

    Indulge your love of animals and become a qualified pet groomer in this highly practical course. Learn to safely handle and interact with animals. Comply with animal welfare policies and gain specialist skills in grooming for various dog breeds.

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Veterinary Nursing

Make a difference to every animal who steps into a vet clinic when you work as a qualified veterinary nurse. You’ll assist in everything from routine appointments to surgical operations. more...

  • Statement of Attainment Implant Microchip in Cats and Dogs

    900-81576

    This course is designed explicitly for the animal care industry to help you gain specialised skills that will complement your career. Learn to implant microchips in cats and dogs to apply as an Authorised Identifier with the Office of Local Government (OLG) NSW.

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  • Statement of Attainment Pathway to Veterinary Nursing

    900-82929

    Learn how to confidently care for animals in this introductory veterinary nursing course. Perform basic vet nursing duties and treat animals under supervision. Recognise signs of illness, injury and disease and safely restrain and handle animals.

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  • Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    ACM40418-01

    Prepare for an exciting and rewarding career as a veterinary nurse. Support veterinarians and provide quality animal care for all kinds of animals. Use your compassion and build up your skills to become an indispensable asset to any veterinary clinic.

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Zookeeping

Preserve and protect endangered exotic animal species, promote conservation awareness, and most importantly, enrich the lives of the animals in your care. more...

  • Certificate III Wildlife and Exhibited Animal Care

    ACM30321-01

    Learn to care for animals within exhibited animal care facilities. Positively promote and educate people about conservation and immerse yourself in the exciting world of exotic animals as an exhibited animal carer.

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