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ACM30417 Certificate III In Companion Animal Services

ACM30417 Certificate III In Companion Animal Services

IntakeCampusStandard DurationApprenticeship DurationTraineeship Duration
2019 FebruaryGeelong City Part-time: 12 months
2019 FebruaryGeelong City, Workplace Part-time: 18 months

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Course Description

Do you love the idea of working with animals? Are you looking to undertake further study to develop your career in the animal service sector? You will learn about the daily care of a variety of animals including cats, dogs, birds, aquatic species, and mammals. Your study will include: animal health, hygiene and wellbeing, understanding animal behaviour, training and enrichment programs, rescue, handling and transport of animals, and basic first aid. You will also learn how to communicate product and service information to the public.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

FT - 1.5 days per week | Wednesday 9.00am - 12.00pm & Thursday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Traineeship - flexible

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Pet shop/aquarium assistant
  • Kennel or cattery attendant
  • Assistant/service dog trainer
  • Pet exerciser
  • Grooming assistant
  • Welfare officer
  • Wildlife carer
  • Quarantine officer
  • Animal behaviourist

Course Description

Course Description

Do you love the idea of working with animals? Are you looking to undertake further study to develop your career in the animal service sector? You will learn about the daily care of a variety of animals including cats, dogs, birds, aquatic species, and mammals. Your study will include: animal health, hygiene and wellbeing, understanding animal behaviour, training and enrichment programs, rescue, handling and transport of animals, and basic first aid. You will also learn how to communicate product and service information to the public.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

FT - 1.5 days per week | Wednesday 9.00am - 12.00pm & Thursday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Traineeship - flexible

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Pet shop/aquarium assistant
  • Kennel or cattery attendant
  • Assistant/service dog trainer
  • Pet exerciser
  • Grooming assistant
  • Welfare officer
  • Wildlife carer
  • Quarantine officer
  • Animal behaviourist
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study
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Date published: 16/01/2019 10:01:11 PM

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