Kangan Institute

Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services

ACM40310

Broadmeadows, Richmond

This starter certificate delivers skills essential for looking after companion animals and complying with industry standards plus a range of learning for running your own business.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services with Kangan Institute

  • $2,415*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Broadmeadows

    • February 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Richmond

    • February 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $10,465*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Broadmeadows

    • February 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Richmond

    • February 2017

    • 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
Relevant work experience, Certificate III or higher, Language literacy and numeracy

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
Written, oral or practical assessment
Work Placement
Check with Provider

Course Overview

This course provides the industry qualification for people operating within a companion animal organisation.

It is highly recommended when undertaking this course, that the student have access to a companion animal workplace through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks.

  • Animal Groomer
  • Pet Shop Manager
  • Specialist Pet Shop Manager
  • Pet Exerciser
  • Animal Trainer
  • Animal Shelter Supervisor

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services with Kangan 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 13 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

3 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Manage compliance in the companion animal industry
    ACMCAS401A

  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
    ACMGAS301A

  • Maintain occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS401A

Elective Units

10 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Care for young animals
    ACMCAN311A

  • Develop enrichment strategies for companion animals
    ACMCAS404A

  • Manage companion animal breeding
    ACMCAS406A

  • Conduct companion animal training classes
    ACMCAS410A

  • 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

  • Prepare, deliver and review animal care education programs
    ACMVET411A

  • Manage a small team
    BSBSMB407

Course Provider

Kangan Institute is a flexible, innovative and friendly place of learning, with a dynamic multicultural atmosphere. With over 40,000 enrolments annually, Kangan help build the skills, knowledge and confidence of individuals across Victoria, in Australia and overseas.

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