Melbourne Polytechnic

Diploma of Animal Technology

ACM50110

Fairfield

Acquire working knowledge in a range of specialist animal care areas including surgery or animal husbandry as well as broad-based skills and knowledge used in other industries such as facilities management.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Animal Technology with Melbourne Polytechnic

  • $6,400*

    + $325 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years)

  • $13,400*

    + $325 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years)

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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.
  • Senior Animal Technician

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of 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 23 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

There are no Core Units for this qualification.

Elective Units

23 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

  • Manage compliance in animal technology
    ACMATE501A

  • Manage and maintain the health of research animals
    ACMATE502A

  • Administer anaesthesia and perform surgery on animals for scientific purposes
    ACMATE504A

  • 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

  • Manage occupational health and safety processes
    ACMOHS501A

  • Provide basic care of mammals
    ACMSPE310A

  • Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
    ACMSPE312A

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    ACMSUS301A

  • Analyse and present research information
    BSBRES401A

  • Develop and maintain laboratory documentation
    MSL916001A

  • Process and interpret data
    MSL924001A

  • Prepare working solutions
    MSL973002A

  • Perform aseptic techniques
    MSL973004A

  • Perform microscopic examination
    MSL973007A

  • Undertake environmental field-based monitoring
    MSL974007A

Course Provider

Registered
1995
Courses
351
Provider Type
Unknown
Restrictions

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