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ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services

ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services

National ID ACM30122 State ID BHV0

Do you love animals and want to work with dogs, cats and all creatures?

Learn from our expert team of lecturers who specialise in animal care and passionate about teaching and maintaining the highest standards of animal welfare. You will gain skills in interacting safely, providing animal first-aid, walking and bathing dogs, as well as grooming crossbreed dogs and companion animals according to breed and coat. Build your knowledge of how to provide care to a wide range of animal species including dogs, rodents, rabbits, birds, fish, and reptiles.

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CampusesGeraldton. Northam.

When Semester 1, 2024. Available all year round.

Study Mode On campus. Online.

Do you love animals and want to work with dogs, cats and all creatures?

Learn from our expert team of lecturers who specialise in animal care and passionate about teaching and maintaining the highest standards of animal welfare. You will gain skills in interacting safely, providing animal first-aid, walking and bathing dogs, as well as grooming crossbreed dogs and companion animals according to breed and coat. Build your knowledge of how to provide care to a wide range of animal species including dogs, rodents, rabbits, birds, fish, and reptiles.

This course is ideal if you wish to begin working in animal care, and if you’re already employed or volunteering in the industry, the course will give you a formal qualification to further develop your skillset and help advance further in your current workplace.

Turn your passion into a profession and start your career in animal care with this entry-level course. You will gain  job ready skills needed to be employed in a broad range of roles in the animal care industry, such as:

  • Animal Care
  • Pet Grooming
  • Dog Daycare
  • Pet Boarding
  • Dog Walking 
  • Pet Sitting
  • Rescue Shelters
  • Breeding Establishments

Important information

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Available all year round, 2024

Details

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2024
Where Northam
How Remote Conferencing

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete seventeen (17) units of competence, comprising seven (7) core and ten (10) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals $268.40 $80.85 $18.51
ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal $268.40 $80.85 $18.51
ACMGEN304 Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplaces $170.80 $51.45 $18.51
ACMGEN309 Provide basic animal first aid $170.80 $51.45 $18.51
ACMGEN315 Communicate effectively with clients and team members $122.00 $36.75 $18.51
ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work $195.20 $58.80 $18.51
ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes $292.80 $88.20 $18.51

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Provide enrichment for animals
$292.80 $88.20 $18.51
Source and provide information for animal care needs
$170.80 $51.45 $18.51
Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
$317.20 $95.55 $18.51
Provide reception services for an animal care facility
$146.40 $44.10 $18.51
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
$390.40 $117.60 $18.51
Provide nutritional requirements for animals
$317.20 $95.55 $18.51
Identify animal anatomy and physiology for animal care work
$439.20 $132.30 $18.51
Provide general care of mammals
$195.20 $58.80 $18.51
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
$244.00 $73.50 $18.51
Work in a team
$170.80 $51.45 $18.51

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 12 Months
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Geraldton
How Classroom

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete seventeen (17) units of competence, comprising seven (7) core and ten (10) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals $268.40 $80.85 $40.37
ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal $268.40 $80.85 $40.37
ACMGEN304 Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplaces $170.80 $51.45 $25.82
ACMGEN309 Provide basic animal first aid $170.80 $51.45 $25.82
ACMGEN315 Communicate effectively with clients and team members $122.00 $36.75 $15.36
ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work $195.20 $58.80 $33.47
ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes $292.80 $88.20 $49.76

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Walk and exercise dogs
$170.80 $51.45 $25.82
Provide reception services for an animal care facility
$146.40 $44.10 $22.77
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
$390.40 $117.60 $49.76
Identify animal anatomy and physiology for animal care work
$439.20 $132.30 $56.08
Bath, dry and brush domestic dogs
$195.20 $58.80 $23.74
Provide general care of domestic dogs
$97.60 $29.40 $15.36
Provide general care of domestic cats
$97.60 $29.40 $15.36
Provide general care of mammals
$195.20 $58.80 $25.82
Care for health and welfare of livestock
$195.20 $58.80 $33.47
Provide First Aid
$87.84 $26.46 $50.00

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

Details

Duration 1 Year
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Northam
How Classroom

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete seventeen (17) units of competence, comprising seven (7) core and ten (10) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals $268.40 $80.85 $40.37
ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal $268.40 $80.85 $40.37
ACMGEN304 Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplaces $170.80 $51.45 $25.82
ACMGEN309 Provide basic animal first aid $170.80 $51.45 $25.82
ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work $195.20 $58.80 $33.47
ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes $292.80 $88.20 $49.76

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Provide enrichment for animals
$292.80 $88.20 $49.76
Source and provide information for animal care needs
$170.80 $51.45 $25.82
Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
$317.20 $95.55 $49.76
Provide reception services for an animal care facility
$146.40 $44.10 $22.77
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
$390.40 $117.60 $49.76
Provide nutritional requirements for animals
$317.20 $95.55 $56.08
Identify animal anatomy and physiology for animal care work
$439.20 $132.30 $56.08
Communicate effectively with clients and team members
$122.00 $36.75 $15.36
Bath, dry and brush domestic dogs
$195.20 $58.80 $23.74
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
$244.00 $73.50 $17.41
Produce visual merchandise displays
$146.40 $44.10 $40.37

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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