Part Time Day
Course Start Date
04 Feb 2020
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at pre-trade level and undertaking animal care functions in a captive animal facility or institution.
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.
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
Location: TAFE NSW Bankstown, Building E, Level 4, Room E.4.05
Date: Tuesday 10th of December 2019
Time:1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Bankstown, Building E, Level 4, Room E.4.05
This is a part-time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for one year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 8 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 17 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-directed study and assessment preparation such as pre reading, online research, assignment preparation / completion and exam study preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are wanting to work in captive animal / zoo facilities. The Certificate II in Animal Studies is a local entry requirement which will ensure all learners have a foundation of animal care industry.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- 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 Tuesdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm. 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?
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.
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.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
The following additional charges may apply to this course:
- Captive Animals pack - PPE kit, bandaging, first aid materials, animal conditioning materials $100
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 Materials Charge - $100.00
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.
For further information or assistance, call 13 7974.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|ACMCAN311||Care for young animals|
|ACMGAS301||Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing|
|ACMGAS302||Provide enrichment for animals|
|ACMGAS303||Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals|
|ACMWHS301||Contribute to workplace health and safety processes|
|ACMCAN301||Work within a captive animal facility|
|ACMCAN302||Prepare and present information to the public|
|ACMCAN304||Prepare and maintain animal housing|
|ACMCAN305||Assist with capturing, restraining and moving animals|
|ACMCAN306||Monitor animal reproduction|
|ACMCAN303||Support collection management|
|ACMCAN309||Develop institutional husbandry guidelines|
|ACMGAS306||Assist with conditioning animals|
|ACMSPE307||Provide basic care of freshwater fish|
|ACMSPE309||Provide basic care of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates|
|ACMSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
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