TAFE NSW

Statement of Attainment in Intro to Working in the Pet Industry

TAFE NSW

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

The nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Working in the Pet Industry allows you to pursue your passion as you develop essential skills to care for a variety of domestic animals.This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.## LEARN NEW SKILLSThrough a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:- Work safely and effectively in the animal care industry- Understand industry terminology- Identify a variety of animals- Prepare and provide food for animals- Record feeding and watering - Clean and store feeding equipment and supplies## DEVELOP YOUR TALENTDevelop the attributes to help you get ahead:- A passion for animals and their welfare- Good communication skills- A calm and empathetic demeanour- Collaborative teamworking skills ## ACHIEVE YOUR GOALSCompleting this course provides you with:- Industry experience working with animals- Skills and understanding to safely feed and water animals- A strong pathway to further study in animal care- Credit towards a qualification in Certificate II in Animal Studies **Career opportunities:** - Animal attendant- Pet shop assistant## GROW YOUR CAREERReady to commit to a full qualification in this field?- Certificate II in Animal Studies- Certificate III in Animal Studies - Certificate III in Companion Animal Services- Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Subjects

  • Feed and water animals
  • Work in the animal care industry
  • Feed and water animals
  • Feed and water animals
  • Feed and water animals
  • Feed and water animals
  • Feed and water animals
  • Feed and water animals
  • Feed and water animals

Standard entry requirements

## ENTRY REQUIREMENTSThere are no entry requirements for this Statement of Attainment course. You can enrol now. ## 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 minimum of 1 mandatory week of work placement to complete practical assessment tasks with a suitable industry employer. You are responsible for arranging your own work placement. The workplace must provide experience working with at least two different species. Suitable workplaces include boarding facilities, animal shelters or veterinary practices. Please have your work placement supervisor fill out [this linked form](https://rebrand.ly/acmss). Our team can offer support and guidance to assist you. ## IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:- Reasonable physical fitness, as tasks and activities involve handling animals and may involve manual lifting - Experience caring for animals, such as your own pet- Good communication skills- A passion for animals and their welfareIf you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 12 weeks
Primary Industries Centre No
  • Part-time : 6 weeks
Richmond College No
  • Full-time : 6 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 weeks
Yallah Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Moss Vale Campus, OTEN (Open Training Education Network), Primary Industries Centre, Yallah Campus.

**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

Campuses: Richmond College.

"**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

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