Diploma of Animal Technology

TAFE SA

This course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work effectively in all aspects of caring for animals in a scientific, research or teaching organisation.

Course Fee:


International: $17,000

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)

Structure:

15 core units plus 8 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide food and water for animals; Participate in workplace communications; Carry out institution containment and exclusion procedures; Carry out euthanasia of research animals; Monitor and maintain animal health and wellbeing; Provide behavioural enrichment for research animals; Carry out simple breeding procedures; Work with an animal technology institution; Prepare for and monitor anaesthesia in animals; Process and record data; Perform aseptic techniques; Carry out breeding procedures; Carry out post-mortem examination of a research animal; plus more and electives.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Animal Technician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gilles Plains No info No Full time 1 year
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider. More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we accept more than 70,000 student enrolments and deliver training at over 300 locations right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey findings in 2017 showed that 87% of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying, and 89% of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training. These results are fantastic for students, and they also demonstrate our significant contribution to building a skilled, sustainable workforce for the state of South Australia. TAFE SA is responsive to the needs of employers, working with industry groups to deliver relevant, high quality training that aligns with contemporary career opportunities. International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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