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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.

Locations

This course is currently available at 28 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening, PT Connected
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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TAFE Digital: Online

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

Bankstown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Bankstown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Bankstown: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Bathurst: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Campbelltown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Coffs Harbour Education CHEC: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Dubbo, Narromine Road: Part Time Day

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

Dubbo, Narromine Road: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 38 Weeks

Gosford: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Goulburn: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Grafton: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Kingscliff: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Kurri Kurri: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Lithgow: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Moruya: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Moss Vale: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Mudgee: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Muswellbrook: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

National Environmental Centre: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Nowra: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Orange, Forest Road: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Parkes: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Primary Industries Centre: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Richmond: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Richmond: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Richmond: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Richmond: PT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Tamworth: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

Tamworth: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Tamworth: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Tamworth: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Taree: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Ultimo: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Ultimo: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 05 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Wauchope: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Wollongbar: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Yallah: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Yallah: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

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