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ACMSS00007 Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set

National ID: ACMSS00007 State ID: AD737
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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. 

It is expected that learners would have as a minimum level, Year 10 English or equivalent to enable them to cope with the literacy and numeracy requirements of the program including fluency in English.

Learners may be required to undertake the LLN Robot Quiz to ensure that they have literacy and numeracy skills to undertake the course.

It is expected that learners would be those working in animal care industry sectors.

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Contact Details

For more information about this course and to enrol, contact Sharleen Jordan, Lecturer - Northam Campus:

1800 672 700

These units provide credit towards ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies, ACM30317 Certificate III in Captive Animals, ACM30417 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services and ACM40417 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

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Semester 2, 2022

Northam - Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set - 2 to 4 November

Duration 3 Days
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Northam
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $658.80 $81.99 $740.79
Concession $198.45 $81.99 $280.44

Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. 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.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • 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 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old in 2021) 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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