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Offering Info

Certificate III in Animal Studies

  • National Course Code: ACM30117
  • TAFE NSW code: ACM30117-01V01-20RMD-104

Location – Richmond

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

14

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, an individual unit of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

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INFORMATION SESSION

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information sessions.
Tuesday 10 December 2019, at 1 pm or 4pm
Thursday 12 December 2019, at 1 pm or 4pm
Tuesday 21 January 2020, at 1 pm or 4pm
Thursday 23 January 2020, at 1 pm or 4pm

TAFE NSW Richmond
Building J, Cumberland Room
Cnr Blacktown Road and Campus Drive
Richmond

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time day course. You will need to attend approximately 14 hours of class a week, over 2 days per week, for 18 weeks. The timetable is subject to change and will be confirmed by your teacher on your first day.

As well as the in-class component, there is self directed study & assessment. Work placement in indsutry 200 hours

You can also expect approximately 22.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who: - This course delivery is designed for people wishing to gain employment in the Animal Care Industry; - This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.
Job roles covered by this qualification may include: - Animal care receptionist and support officer - Animal control and regulation assistant - Animal health officer on indigenous communities - Animal shelter assistant - Assistant animal welfare officer

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

Plus, as a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to additional learning and study tools: - LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) - Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor - Easy computing online short courses - Access to local TAFE libraries

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 Monday and Thursday from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm. (subject to change)

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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Learners are required to be work ready, scrub top, long pants and appropriate footware. Scrub tops can be purchased at TAFE or students can aquire their own.


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RECOGNITION

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 Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

APPLY NOW:
Applying 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. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
ACMGAS202 Participate in workplace communications
ACMGAS203 Complete animal care hygiene routines
ACMGAS301 Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
ACMGAS303 Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
ACMSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
Elective Units
Number Title
ACMGAS207 Provide reception services for an animal care facility
ACMGAS302 Provide enrichment for animals
ACMSPE302 Provide basic care of birds
ACMSPE311 Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles
ACMSPE304 Provide basic care of domestic dogs

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Animal care receptionist and support officer
Animal control and regulation assistant
Animal health officer on indigenous communities
Animal shelter assistant
Assistant animal welfare officer

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Course Location

Richmond
Cnr Blacktown & Campus Roads, Richmond
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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