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Course Info

Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

National Course Code: ACM30417

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Companion Animal Services gives you the knowledge and skills to turn your love for pets, great and small, into a rewarding career. Get a wealth of hands-on experience and be job ready to work in animal shelters, boarding kennels, pet stores and grooming salons.

This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

  • Provide basic care to companion animals
  • Monitor and maintain animal health
  • Practice hygiene and infection control
  • Participate in sustainable work practices
  • Respond to the needs of pet owners
  • Understand what it takes to run a small companion animal business

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Calm and empathetic nature
  • Able to follow directions in high pressure situations
  • Collaborative team player and independence to work solo
  • Great communication skills
  • A reasonable fitness level to manage handling animals and manual lifting

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you:

  • A nationally recognised qualification in Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

Career opportunities:

  • Animal attendant
  • Pet shop worker
  • Assistant animal groomer
  • Aquarium assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Grow your career with:

  • Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services
  • Bachelor of Animal Behaviour

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The animal care industry has increasing consumer expectations about how their furry companion should be cared for. Traditional animal care businesses are expanding to include services like pet sitting and doggy day care, creating need for qualified workers. Pursue your passion with a TAFE NSW animal care qualification, as you move towards your dream career.

Locations

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 Evening
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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TAFE Digital: Online

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 18 Months

Coffs Harbour Education CHEC: Full Time

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Gosford: Full Time

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Kingscliff: Full Time

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Kurri Kurri: Full Time

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Tamworth: PT Evening

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Taree: Full Time

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Wauchope: Full Time

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Wollongbar: Full Time

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Yallah: Blended

  • $0 if eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 Year

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