Part Time Day
Course Start Date
6 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification is for persons operating within an organisation that provides professional pet grooming services. A pet grooming attendant undertakes salon reception and housekeeping duties as well as bathing, brushing, trimming and other basic grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases cats. The duties require patience and a genuine empathy for animals, excellent customer service skills as well as high standards of cleanliness and professionalism.
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 face to face part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 17.5 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 private study, research, assignment preparations.
To enrol in this course you must have a minimum of 8 hours work experience (paid or voluntary) in the Animal Care industry - specifically with access to pet grooming services. Venues include, Veterinary Clinics, pet shops, RSPCA, pounds, rescue centres and grooming salons. Details will need to be confirmed prior to acceptance into the course.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Are you interested in employment in the Animal Grooming industry, where workers provide grooming services for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics and gooming salons.
New Entrants to industry, existing workers wishing to receive a base qualification, school leavers and people returning to work are able to apply. This course is also suitable for trainees.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- At orientation students are provided with information which details the availability of education and support services and how to access these services.
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 for 1 day a week. This is a blended delivery course with structured timetabled workshops on select Mondays and Adobe online sessions on select Thursdays.
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.
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|ACMGAS203||Complete animal care hygiene routines|
|ACMINF301||Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work|
|ACMWHS301||Contribute to workplace health and safety processes|
|ACMGRM302||Perform a cross breed clip|
|ACMGRM301||Perform dog grooms on different coat types|
|ACMGAS206||Provide basic first aid for animals|
|ACMCAS307||Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services|
|ACMCAS306||Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort|
|ACMCAS304||Capture, handle and transport companion animals|
|ACMGAS301||Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing|
|ACMSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|ACMSPE304||Provide basic care of domestic dogs|
|ACMGAS302||Provide enrichment for animals|
|ACMGAS209||Provide information on companion animals, products and services|
|ACMGAS207||Provide reception services for an animal care facility|
|ACMCAS301||Work effectively in the companion animal industry|
Assistant grooming attendant
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