Course Info

Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

National Course Code: ACM30417


The nationally accredited Certificate III in Companion Animal Services gives you the skills and knowledge to turn your love for pets, great and small, into a fun and rewarding career. Graduate with confidence as you work in animal shelters, boarding kennels and pet stores.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Provide basic care to companion animals
  • Monitor and maintain animal health
  • Maintain good animal welfare
  • Practice hygiene and infection control
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Respond to the needs of pet owners


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An interest in animal welfare
  • A calm and empathetic nature
  • The ability to follow directions
  • Good teamwork skills and the ability to work independently
  • Great communication abilities


Completing this course provides you with:

  • Skills and knowledge to start your own business

Career opportunities:

  • Animal attendant
  • Assistant animal groomer
  • Pet shop worker
  • Pet sitting and dog-walking business

This course is superseded.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.


This course is currently available at 8 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • On campus, Combination
  • Full Time, Part Time
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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