South Western Sydney Institute

Certificate II in Animal Studies

ACM20110

Campbelltown

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 South Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,120*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
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  • Campbelltown

    • TBA

    • Part time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (18 weeks)

  • $3,740*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Campbelltown

    • TBA

    • Part time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (18 weeks)

*Verified February 10, 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 South Western Sydney Institute, 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

  • Participate in occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS201A

  • Provide basic care of dogs
    ACMSPE304A

  • Provide basic care of domestic cats
    ACMSPE305A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS201A

  • Carry out veterinary nursing reception duties
    ACMVET201A

  • Carry out daily clinic routines
    ACMVET202A

  • Assist with surgery preparation
    ACMVET203A

Course Provider

South Western Sydney Institute was named national and New South Wales Large Training Provider of the Year, in 2013.

TAFE SWSi has nine colleges plus specialist training centres and covers the areas of Campbelltown, Parramatta and the semi-rural area of Wollondilly.

Registered
1999
Courses
516
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions