Course Start Date
05 Feb 2020
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This is a general qualification for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics. At this level, work takes place under direct supervision within clearly defined guidelines for work activities.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, individual units of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Users of this qualification must refer to the relevant state or territory jurisdiction for details.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 20th of November 2019
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Campus: TAFE NSW Bankstown in Building E, Level 4, Room E.405.
Date: Tuesday, 10th of December 2019
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Campus: TAFE NSW Bankstown in Building E, Level 4, Room E.405.
This is a full-time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, for 18 weeks, depending on your chosen study option. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 16 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-directed study and assessment preparation, case study preparation, exam study preparation, specified pre reading for class.
Once enrolled online, please contact the Animal Care section on 13 7974 to discuss your course attendance day options. You have a number of study options to complete the CII Animal Studies at TAFE NSW Campbelltown depending on your future career plans.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are interested in pursuing a career with animals. This is a general qualification for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics. At this level, work takes place under direct supervision within clearly defined guidelines for work activities. This course is a prerequisite for higher level courses such as the CIV Veterinary Nursing.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
Every effort is made by TAFE NSW staff to ensure a successful outcome for enrolled learners. TAFE NSW offers a free tutorial support service to all TAFE NSW learners and further support services include:
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor, easy computing online short courses and library resources.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 5.00pm, or one day a week for 12 months. You have a number of study options.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the commencement date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.
There is an equipment and materials charge for this course. The following additional charges may apply to this course:
- Equipment $100.00 - Animal Studies Starter Pack - Bandaging and first aid materials, PPE kit, Patient care - syringe, swabs
Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Course Related Equipment Charge - $100.00
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 13 7974.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|ACMGAS201||Work in the animal care industry|
|ACMGAS202||Participate in workplace communications|
|ACMGAS203||Complete animal care hygiene routines|
|ACMGAS204||Feed and water animals|
|ACMGAS205||Assist in health care of animals|
|ACMGAS206||Provide basic first aid for animals|
|ACMSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|ACMWHS201||Participate in workplace health and safety processes|
|ACMGAS208||Source information for animal care needs|
|ACMGAS209||Provide information on companion animals, products and services|
|ACMSPE304||Provide basic care of domestic dogs|
|ACMSPE305||Provide basic care of domestic cats|
Animal attendant, animal carer.
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