Course Start Date
03 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.
This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 14 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including revision and assignment preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Have already completed ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies (or equivalent), who have a desire to gain employment as an animal attendant, working in a captive animal facility.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 and Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm. 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?
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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
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 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|ACMGAS302||Provide enrichment for animals|
|ACMCAN304||Prepare and maintain animal housing|
|ACMCAN305||Assist with capturing, restraining and moving animals|
|ACMCAN311||Care for young animals|
|ACMGAS301||Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing|
|ACMGAS303||Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals|
|ACMWHS301||Contribute to workplace health and safety processes|
|ACMCAN306||Monitor animal reproduction|
|ACMCAN302||Prepare and present information to the public|
|ACMCAN301||Work within a captive animal facility|
|ACMCAN310||Assist with exhibit design and renovation planning|
|ACMGAS305||Rescue animals and apply basic first aid|
|ACMCAN307||Rehabilitate native wildlife|
|ACMSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|ACMGAS306||Assist with conditioning animals|
|ACMINF301||Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work|
Animal care attendant
Wildlife animal carer
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Coffs Harbour Education CHEC
363 Hogbin Drive, Coffs Harbour
Phone 131 601
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