Western Sydney Institute

Certificate III in Animal Studies

ACM30110

Richmond

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 Western Sydney Institute

  • $2,190*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Richmond

    • February 2, 2017

    • Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (18 months)

  • $7,650*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Richmond

    • February 2, 2017

    • Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (18 months)

*Verified January 11, 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
Relevant work experience, Certificate II or higher

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

This course is for people wanting to undertake animal technology functions within a biomedical research or production environment.

The course helps you develop the skills needed to perform the duties of an animal technician at a junior or assistant level. It is essential that whilst undertaking this qualification you have access to an animal technology workplace through either paid employment or significant periods of work placement or work 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 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 within an animal technology facility
    ACMATE301A

  • Carry out institution containment and exclusion procedures
    ACMATE302A

  • Prepare for and monitor anaesthesia in animals
    ACMATE303A

  • Conduct non-surgical procedures on animals
    ACMATE304A

  • Conduct euthanasia of research animals
    ACMATE305A

  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
    ACMGAS301A

  • Provide enrichment for animals
    ACMGAS302A

  • Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
    ACMGAS303A

  • Carry out simple breeding procedures
    ACMGAS304A

  • Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS301A

  • 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

  • Provide basic care of freshwater fish
    ACMSPE307A

  • Provide basic care of mammals
    ACMSPE310A

  • Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles
    ACMSPE311A

  • Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
    ACMSPE312A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS201A

  • Assist with surgery preparation
    ACMVET203A

  • Operate specialised machinery and equipment
    AHCMOM305A

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
647
Provider Type
Government
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