Hunter TAFE

Certificate III in Captive Animals

ACM30310

Gosford

Prepare for an entry level role in a zoo or wildlife park managing captive animals in a range of situations, from hygiene and nutritional care through to maintaining enclosures the animals live in.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Captive Animals with Hunter TAFE

  • TBA*

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  • Full price

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  • Gosford

    • January 31, 2017

    • Full time (40 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (40 weeks)

  • $2,190*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Gosford

    • January 31, 2017

    • Full time (40 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (40 weeks)

*Verified January 22, 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.
  • Assistant Keeper

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Captive Animals with Hunter TAFE, 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 16 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

There are no Core Units for this qualification.

Elective Units

16 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work within a captive animal facility
    ACMCAN301A

  • Prepare and present information to the public
    ACMCAN302A

  • Support collection management
    ACMCAN303A

  • Prepare and maintain animal housing
    ACMCAN304A

  • Assist with capturing, restraining and moving animals
    ACMCAN305A

  • Monitor animal reproduction
    ACMCAN306A

  • Rehabilitate native wildlife
    ACMCAN307A

  • Assist with exhibit design and renovation planning
    ACMCAN310A

  • Care for young animals
    ACMCAN311A

  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
    ACMGAS301A

  • Provide enrichment for animals
    ACMGAS302A

  • Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
    ACMGAS303A

  • Rescue animals and apply basic first aid
    ACMGAS305A

  • Assist with conditioning animals
    ACMGAS306A

  • Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS301A

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS201A

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
555
Provider Type
Government
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