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ACMSS00007 Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set

ACMSS00007 Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set

National ID ACMSS00007 State ID AD737

Pet safety in the palm of your hand.

Microchipping is a simple and easy way for pets to be identified and reunited with their owners if they become lost or otherwise. Learn the skills to implant microchips and how they work with this practical skill set.

Microchipping dogs cats


When Semester 2, 2024.

Study Mode Online and on campus.

Implant microchips in dogs and cats with appropriate care 

You will gain the skills and knowledge to understand, interpret and apply microchip implantation procedures on cats and dogs, whilst exhibiting appropriate care for animals so that stress and discomfort is minimised. 

This skill set is suited to individuals who wish to become an Authorised Implanter in conformance with the Western Australian State Government Regulations for microchip implantation of cats and dogs. 

Please note this qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 2, 2024


Duration 3 Days
When Semester 2, 2024
Where Northam
How On Campus

Units and fees

To attain this skill set, you are required to successfully complete all three (3) units of competence listed below. 


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
$390.40 $117.60 $49.76
Implant microchip in cats and dogs
$97.60 $29.40 $13.22
Participate in workplace health and safety processes
$170.80 $51.45 $23.74

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.

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