Course Info

Certificate III in Animal Studies

National Course Code: ACM30117


Transform your love of animals into a rewarding career. The Certificate III Animal Studies is a general qualification and is perfect if you are looking to work at an assistant level in the animal- care industry.

When you study this nationally recognised qualification 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

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

  • Contribute to occupational health and safety processes

  • Meet animal nutrition requirements

    Is this the course and career for you?

  • Teamwork

  • Calm under pressure

  • Good customer service skills

  • Interest in animal care and welfare

    Graduates of this course go onto these sorts of jobs:

  • Animal care receptionist and support officer

  • Animal carer

  • Animal control and regulation assistant

  • Animal shelter assistant

  • Assistant animal welfare officer

  • Pet shop assistant

    When you study at TAFE NSW you may benefit from our strong industry connections.

    This general animal course is a great way to boost your industry knowledge and move to the next level in your career with animals. Many graduates also go on to study higher level veterinary nursing courses and courses in companion animal studies.


This course is currently available at 9 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
  • Study Online

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Bathurst: PT Evening

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,690.00
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2020
  • Duration: 38 Weeks

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