Statement of Attainment in Implant Microchip in Cats and Dogs


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

The Statement of Attainment in Implant Microchip in Cats and Dogs teaches you to confidently microchip animals under supervision. Upon successful work placement, you can apply to become an authorised identifier in NSW.## LEARN NEW SKILLSThrough a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:- Implant microchips in cats and dogs- Assess animal temperament and health- Safely handle and restrain cats and dogs- Comply with microchip regulations- Maintain client confidentiality## DEVELOP YOUR TALENTDevelop the attributes to help you get ahead:- Compassion towards animals- The ability to work well under pressure- Collaboration and teamwork## ACHIEVE YOUR GOALSCompleting this course provides you with:- Eligibility to apply for a licence through the Office of Local Government NSW to practice in NSW as an authorised identifier- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities## GROW YOUR CAREERTake your career further with the:- Certificate II in Animal Studies- Certificate III Animal Studies- Certificate III Companion Animal Services- Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing**Career opportunities:**Graduates who complete a full qualification go on to roles including:- Council ranger- Veterinary nurse- Animal attendant## INDUSTRY DEMANDThe animal care industry is growing in demand, particularly around animal management. Microchipping is fast becoming a job requirement for people working as council rangers, veterinary nurses and animal attendants. This course will help you meet the growing animal management requirements across a variety of animal care industries.


  • Implant microchip in cats and dogs
  • Implant microchip in cats and dogs
  • Implant microchip in cats and dogs
  • Implant microchip in cats and dogs

Standard entry requirements

## ENTRY REQUIREMENTSTo be eligible for this course, you need to demonstrate the following:- That you have completed Year 12, as evidenced by a copy of your Year 12 High School Certificate- A letter of support from a registered veterinary practitioner who is able to supervise you implanting microchips. The veterinarian must also be an authorised implanter- An agreement with a registered veterinary practitioner or your employer, specifying that your employer can provide at least ten cats and dogs (consisting of at least three dogs and at least three cats) over the course of your work placement for you to microchip under a veterinarian direction## WORK PLACEMENTWork placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.During your course you will undertake a mandatory 10 hours of work placement with a suitable industry employer and a registered veterinary practitioner who is able to supervise you microchipping ten cats and dogs, consisting of at least three cats and at least three dogs.The length of your work placement may depend on the availability of the ten animals requiring microchipping, but should be completed within six months.You are responsible for arranging your own work placement.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Orange College, March Street Campus Domestic: $400
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 weeks
Tamworth Campus Domestic: $400
  • Flexible Delivery : 26 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Orange College, March Street Campus, Tamworth Campus.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

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