Box Hill Institute

Certificate III in Animal Studies

ACM30110

Box Hill, Lilydale, Melbourne City

Improve your ability to care for animals through this foundation certificate with exposure to everything from hygiene routines through to nutrition and well-being.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Animal Studies with Box Hill Institute

  • $1,763*

    + $793 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Lilydale

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Melbourne City

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $7,255*

    + $793 fees

  • Compare

  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Lilydale

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Melbourne City

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 16, 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
Year 10

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

You will learn the basic skills and knowledge of animal care to prepare you for work in the animal industry.

This course is designed to give you exposure to the Companion Animal Services industry. It is recommended you take advantage of an optional five day work placement component in the animal industry to gain practical experience.

  • Animal Care Receptionist
  • Animal Control and Regulation Assistant
  • Animal Health Officer (Indigenous Communities)

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Animal Studies with Box Hill 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.

  • Identify and respond to animal behaviour
    ACMACR403A

  • Participate in workplace communications
    ACMGAS202A

  • Complete animal care hygiene routines
    ACMGAS203A

  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
    ACMGAS301A

  • Provide enrichment for animals
    ACMGAS302A

  • Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
    ACMGAS303A

  • Assist with conditioning animals
    ACMGAS306A

  • Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work
    ACMINF301A

  • Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS301A

  • Provide basic care of mammals
    ACMSPE310A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS201A

  • Carry out veterinary nursing reception duties
    ACMVET201A

  • Carry out daily clinic routines
    ACMVET202A

  • Provide daily care for horses
    AHCHBR203A

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

  • Relate anatomical and physiological features to the care and treatment of horses
    RGRPSH401A

  • Apply first aid for horses
    SISOEQO304A

Course Provider

Box Hill Institute delivers vocational education and training to both domestic and international students. Higher Education is also available right up to masters degree level.

The TAFE is goverment-funded and has Melbourne-based campuses located in Box Hill, Lilydale (including HE campus) and the CBD. Further-a-field, it has more than 20 campuses based around the world, which deliver Australian qualifications to people overseas.

Registered
1995
Courses
417
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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