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Course Info

Certificate II in Animal Studies

National Course Code: ACM20117

Overview

Take the nationally accredited Certificate II in Animal Studies and start your career as a pet groomer or animal attendant in animal shelter or veterinary clinic. Turn your passion for animals into a career as you gain practical skills and build industry relationships.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Provide care to a range of animals

  • Monitor and maintain animal health

  • Practice hygiene and infection control

  • Respond to expectations of pet owners

  • Understand what is required in running a small companion animal business

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities that will help you get ahead:

  • Calm and empathetic nature
  • Ability to follow directions and work independently
  • Good communication skills
  • A reasonable level of fitness to safely handle animals and manual lifting

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • Strong foundation to continue your studies

Career opportunities:

  • Pet groomer
  • Animal attendant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further:

  • Certificate III Animal Studies
  • Certificate III Companion Animal Services
  • Certificate III Pet Grooming
  • Certificate III Captive Animals
  • Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
  • Certificate IV Companion Animal Services

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Demand for animal care workers is booming with growth driven by consumer expectations on how their furry companion should be cared for. These greater expectations is leading to employers to need workers who are qualified and experienced. The animal care field is broad and highly competitive. The course equips you with diverse range of skills to put you ahead of the pack in a skills shortage climate. It is also the official pre-requisite for the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Locations

This course is currently available at 27 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • On campus, Combination, Online, Virtual classroom on campus, Virtual classroom off campus
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Bankstown: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
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Bathurst: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 24 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Campbelltown: Full Time, On campus

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Coffs Harbour Education CHEC: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
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Dubbo, Narromine Road: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Gosford: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Gosford: Full Time, Combination

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Goulburn: Variable, Combination

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Grafton: Full Time, On campus

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Kingscliff: Full Time, On campus

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Kurri Kurri: Full Time, On campus

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Lithgow: Part Time, On campus

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  • Start Date: 25 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Moruya: Variable, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Moruya: Part Time, On campus

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Muswellbrook: Full Time, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Muswellbrook: Full Time, On campus

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National Environmental Centre: Part Time, Combination

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Nowra: Part Time, On campus

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Orange, Forest Road: Part Time, Combination

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Orange, March Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 25 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Orange, March Street: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 27 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Primary Industries Centre: Part Time, Combination

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Richmond: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Richmond: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Richmond: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Richmond: Full Time, Combination

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Richmond: Full Time, Combination

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Richmond: Full Time, Combination

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Richmond: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

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TAFE Digital: Self paced, Online

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 48 Weeks

Tamworth: Part Time, On campus

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Tamworth: Variable, Combination

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Taree: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Ultimo: Part Time, Combination

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Ultimo: Part Time, Combination

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Wauchope: Full Time, On campus

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Wollongbar: Full Time, On campus

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Yallah: Part Time, On campus

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Yallah: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

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