The Gordon

Certificate III in Animal Studies

ACM30110

Geelong, Werribee

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 The Gordon

  • $1,127*

    + $725 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • TBA

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Werribee

    • TBA

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • $6,027*

    + $725 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • TBA

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • Werribee

    • TBA

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part 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
Certificate II or higher, Language literacy and numeracy, Year 11, Information session

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
Hands-on projects, Written assignments

Course Overview

Have you completed your Certificate II in Animal Studies and are looking to undertake further study to develop your career?

This course has been designed specifically as a pathway into a veterinary nursing career or other animal care role through the selection of relevant electives.

The course extends on the basic skills covered in the Certificate II. You’ll learn to work in a clinic environment and to carry out non-surgical routines.

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

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Animal Studies with The Gordon, 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.

  • Conduct non-surgical procedures on animals
    ACMATE304A

  • Care for young animals
    ACMCAN311A

  • Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
    ACMCAS302A

  • Participate in workplace communications
    ACMGAS202A

  • Complete animal care hygiene routines
    ACMGAS203A

  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
    ACMGAS301A

  • Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
    ACMGAS303A

  • 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

  • Receive and store stock
    SITXINV201

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

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