Melbourne Polytechnic

Certificate III in Animal Technology

ACM30210

Fairfield

This starter certificate prepares you for an entry level role in animal care, from working with animals in a laboratory through to euthanasia of research animals.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Animal Technology with Melbourne Polytechnic

  • $3,150*

    + $320 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $6,300*

    + $320 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
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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

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Animal Technician

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Animal Technology with Melbourne Polytechnic, 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 18 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

There are no Core Units for this qualification.

Elective Units

18 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

  • 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

  • Carry out simple breeding procedures
    ACMGAS304A

  • Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS301A

  • Provide basic care of mammals
    ACMSPE310A

  • Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
    ACMSPE312A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS201A

  • Apply first aid
    HLTFA311A

  • Process and interpret data
    MSL924001A

  • Perform aseptic techniques
    MSL973004A

  • Perform microscopic examination
    MSL973007A

Course Provider

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1995
Courses
356
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