Certificate III in Animal Studies - ACM30117

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace. Job roles covered by this qualification may include:Animal care receptionist and support officerAnimal control and regulation assistantAnimal health officer on indigenous communitiesAnimal shelter assistantAssistant animal welfare officerNo 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.

Structure

12 units: 7 core: 5 elective

Subjects

  • Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
  • Provide enrichment for animals
  • Contribute to team effectiveness
  • Complete animal care hygiene routines
  • Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
  • Provide basic care of domestic dogs
  • Carry out simple breeding procedures
  • 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
  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
  • Provide basic care of birds
  • Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
  • Organise workplace information
  • 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
  • Care for young animals
  • Provide basic care of freshwater fish

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bankstown College No information available No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Tamworth Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 years
Mudgee College No information available No
  • Flexible Delivery : 38 weeks
Bathurst College No information available No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Yallah Campus Domestic: $6,620
No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
Goulburn Campus Domestic: $6,620
No information available No
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year
Richmond College No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
NCI Open No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus : 48 weeks

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