Hunter TAFE

Certificate II in Animal Studies

ACM20110

Gosford, Kurri Kurri, Muswellbrook

This certificate is an entry point for the animal care industry from pet shops through to animal hospitals. It also provides a taste of life working in a veterinary career, which would require more study.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate II in Animal Studies with Hunter TAFE

  • TBA*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Gosford

    • January 30, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (20 weeks)

  • Kurri Kurri

    • January 31, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (20 weeks)

  • Muswellbrook

    • January 31, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (20 weeks)

  • $1,120*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Gosford

    • January 30, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (20 weeks)

  • Kurri Kurri

    • January 31, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (20 weeks)

  • Muswellbrook

    • January 31, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (20 weeks)

*Verified January 22, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Animal Attendant
  • Animal Attendant (Veterinary Clinic)
  • Animal Attendant (Animal Shelter)
  • Assistant Animal Groomer

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate II in Animal Studies with Hunter TAFE, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 12 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

There are no Core Units for this qualification.

Elective Units

12 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work in the animal care industry
    ACMGAS201A

  • Participate in workplace communications
    ACMGAS202A

  • Complete animal care hygiene routines
    ACMGAS203A

  • Feed and water animals
    ACMGAS204A

  • Assist in health care of animals
    ACMGAS205A

  • Provide basic first aid for animals
    ACMGAS206A

  • Provide reception services for an animal care facility
    ACMGAS207A

  • Source information for animal care needs
    ACMGAS208A

  • Prepare for and conduct a tour or presentation
    ACMGAS210A

  • Participate in occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS201A

  • Provide basic care of birds
    ACMSPE302A

  • Provide basic care of common native mammals
    ACMSPE303A

  • Provide basic care of dogs
    ACMSPE304A

  • Provide basic care of domestic cats
    ACMSPE305A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS201A

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
568
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions