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Offering Info

Certificate III in Animal Studies

  • National Course Code: ACM30117
  • TAFE NSW code: ACM30117-01V01-20TAM-005

Location – Tamworth

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

6

Duration

36 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 SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time face-to-face course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 1 day a week,

You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours which will include Private study, research, assignment preparation.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for are wanting to gain the skills in animal care in order to enter an animal care workplace. The Certificate III in Animal Studies is an entry course into the animal care industry. This covers animal care and includes subject areas on; identification, handling, feeding and nutrition, WHS, work place communication, health care of animals. There are many potential job roles at this level in the animal care industry. The certificate III in Animal Studies also offers a pathway for further learning such as; Certificate III and IV and Companion Animal Services, ACM30617 Certificate III in Pet Grooming and ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

Educational and Support services are available, if required.

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 Thursday 8.30am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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?

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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

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

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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
ACMCAS306 Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort
ACMCAS307 Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services
ACMGAS207 Provide reception services for an animal care facility
ACMGAS208 Source information for animal care needs
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

Tamworth
13 Janison Street, Tamworth
Phone 131 601

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