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Certificate III in Animal Studies

National Course Code: ACM30117

TAFE NSW Course Number: ACM30117-01V01

Location:
Richmond

Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
4 Feb 2019

Hours/Week:
6

Duration:
36 weeks

Nominal Hours:
350

Full Fee: $6,470
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,690

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  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.

No 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.

This qualification is a general industry qualification for people operating at an assistant level, and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace. Learners require access to an animal care workplace via workplacement, work experience or employment for at least one day a week / 150 hours completed over course duration.

The Certificate III in Animal Studies is an entry level qualification for candidates wishing to pursue a career in the Animal Science Industry.
Employment opportunities upon completion of this qualification include animal attendant or carer in kennels/catteries, animal welfare centres, quarantine, animal parks and pet shops.

Our Animal Studies students are provided with the opportunity to gain practical hands on experience in our Animal House, Aviaries, Cattery and Dog Grooming salon, located at Richmond College, whilst undertaking this course. Students are given the opportunity to attend varied industry excursions during their course.

Our courses are designed in collaboration with industry and our teachers are all employed in the Animal Care Industry.

To Find out more about this course please attend compulsory information/enrolment session on
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 between 1 pm - 2 pm and 4 pm - 5 pm.
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 between 1 pm - 2 pm and 4 pm - 5 pm
Thursday, 24 January 2019 between 1 pm - 2 pm and 4 pm - 5 pm (if you have not finalised your work placement and enrolment)

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Animal care receptionist and support officer
Animal control and regulation assistant
Animal health officer on indigenous communities
Animal shelter assistant
Assistant animal welfare officer

ACMGAS202 Participate in workplace communications
ACMGAS304 Carry out simple breeding procedures
ACMGAS207 Provide reception services for an animal care facility
ACMSPE302 Provide basic care of birds
ACMGAS203 Complete animal care hygiene routines
ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
ACMGAS301 Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
ACMSPE311 Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles
ACMGAS302 Provide enrichment for animals
ACMSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ACMGAS303 Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,400
Second qualification$1,690
Concession$240
Non-government subsidised fee$6,470

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 4 Feb 2019

Part Time Day: 6 hours per week x 36 Weeks

Mondays for 6 hours from 9.30 am (subject to change)

To register in this course, please use the Register option

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

To Find out more about this course please attend compulsory information/enrolment session on
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 between 1 pm - 2 pm and 4 pm - 5 pm.
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 between 1 pm - 2 pm and 4 pm - 5 pm
Thursday, 24 January 2019 between 1 pm - 2 pm and 4 pm - 5 pm (if you have not finalised your work placement and enrolment)

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Contact by Training Services NSW
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.