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Certificate III in Animal Studies

National Course Code: ACM30117


The nationally accredited Certificate III in Animal Studies will turn your love of animals into a vibrant career, as you work towards being an assistant or sole business owner in the animal care industry. Provide world-class care, and collaborate with likeminded peers to nurture and care for animals.


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

  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
  • Maintain hygiene and infection control
  • Provide basic care to a range of companion animal species
  • Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
  • Meet animal nutrition requirements


Develop the personal qualities that will help you get ahead:

  • Collaboration skills
  • A passion for animal care and welfare
  • The ability to work in high pressure situations
  • A calm nature
  • A reasonable level of fitness to safely handle animals and manual lifting


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • Skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business

Career opportunities:

  • Animal care receptionist
  • Animal carer
  • Animal control and regulation assistant
  • Pet shop assistant
  • Animal attendant
  • Animal welfare officer


Demand for animal care workers is booming with growth driven by consumer expectations on how their furry companions should be cared for. These expectations are increasing demand for qualified, experienced workers. More than 85% of sector graduates secure employment after completing their training and this course equips you with the diverse skills you need to be ahead of the pack.


This course is currently available at 6 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day
  • Study Online

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,690.00
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