Certificate II in Animal Studies - ACM20117

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This is a general qualification for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics. At this level, work takes place under direct supervision within clearly defined guidelines for work activities.No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, individual units of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Users of this qualification must refer to the relevant state or territory jurisdiction for details.

Structure

12 units, 8 core, 4 elective units.

Subjects

  • Assist in health care of animals
  • Feed and water animals
  • Carry out daily practice routines
  • Source information for animal care needs
  • Complete animal care hygiene routines
  • Work in the animal care industry
  • Provide basic care of domestic dogs
  • Assist with surgery preparation
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Provide basic care of mammals
  • Provide basic care of amphibians
  • Provide reception services for an animal care facility
  • Provide basic care of marine fish
  • Provide basic care of marine invertebrates
  • Provide basic first aid for animals
  • Assist with veterinary nursing reception duties
  • Provide basic care of birds
  • Provide information on companion animals, products and services
  • Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
  • Provide first aid
  • Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles
  • Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
  • Participate in workplace communications
  • Provide basic care of common native mammals
  • Provide basic care of domestic cats
  • Provide basic care of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates
  • Provide basic care of freshwater fish
  • Participate in workplace health and safety processes
  • Prepare for and conduct a tour or presentation

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bankstown College No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Grafton Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Taree Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wauchope Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Tamworth Campus No information available No
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Gosford Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Muswellbrook Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Kurri Kurri Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Dunedoo College No information available No
  • Part-time : 20 weeks
Parkes College No information available No
  • Part-time : 20 weeks
Mudgee College No information available No
  • Part-time : 20 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 20 weeks
Lithgow College No information available No
  • Part-time : 20 weeks
Bathurst College No information available No
  • Part-time : 20 weeks
Yallah Campus No information available No
  • Flexible Delivery : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Goulburn Campus No information available No
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
Nowra Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Moruya Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus : 48 weeks
Richmond College Domestic: $4,200
No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wollongbar Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Scone Campus Domestic: $4,200
International: $4,200
No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
National Environmental Centre No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Primary Industries Centre No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
NCI Open Domestic: $4,200
No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus : 48 weeks

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