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Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set

State ID: AD737

Implant microchips in dogs and cars 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 targeted at individuals who are registered as a state or territory approved microchip implanter for cats and dogs. 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised units of competency are included in this course: 

Prerequisites

Study pathway

How to apply

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course

Study pathway

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

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 1, 2020

Northam Campus - Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set, 1 to 3 April

Overview

Fees and charges

Overview
Duration 2 day/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Northam Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
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Semester 2, 2020

Northam Campus - Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set, 25 to 27 November

Overview

Fees and charges

Overview
Duration 2 day/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Northam Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Dog and Cat Management Control

State ID: O9502P

Learn to care for our four legged friends

In this short course you will partake in work place health and safety processes involved in animal care.

You will learn:

  • Understand and interpret dog and cat management
  • Apply microchip implantation procedures on cats and dogs
  • Ensure appropriate care for animals so that stress and discomfort is minimised 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

Entrance Requirements

Prerequisites

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Minimum level Year 10 English or equivalent

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Important information

Duration 

4 Days

 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 1, 2020

Northam Campus - Dog and Cat Management and Control - 12 to 15 May

Details

Units

Overview
Duration 4 day/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Northam Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2, 2020

Northam Campus - Dog and Cat Management and Control - 17 to 20 November

Details

Units

Overview
Duration 4 day/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Northam Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

National ID: ACM40412 | State ID: J481

Have you always wanted to work with animals?

Do you want to work in a profession where you are dealing with something different every day? Are you ready to play Nurse Dolittle and work with animals ranging from pocket pets, birds, reptiles, companion animals and livestock, to horses? Do you want to work in a profession that allows you to travel around our country and the world?

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Work placement

You will have the opportunity to attend work placement for two weeks of each term in local vet clinics and other animal care areas such as a wildlife parks, pet shops, dog rescues, farriers or stock feeds. Work placement allows you to gain skills in dealing with rural veterinary practices and animal care. Central Regional TAFE's Vet Nursing places an emphasis on understanding large animal and rural enterprises to help support farmers and station clients dealing with animal care over large distances.

Important information

To be successful in this course you must be well organised, efficient, be able to think on your feet and deal with dirty, smelly and challenging situations, and able to accept and deal with a variety of views and ethical decisions.

Attendance, studying and assessment

For the full time face-2-face course you will attend the College Campus at either Geraldton or Muresk 3 days per week for lectures, practical demonstrations, field trips and excursions.

Students can study vet nursing locally at either location (student accommodation is available at both campuses) rather than moving to Perth. For external workplace assessment you need to be working either paid or unpaid in a veterinary clinic to gain practical skills Study is supported with on-line learning, Facebook contact and regular contact with your lecturer, which may include visits to their clinic. You can choose electives which are suited to your place of work.

Licensing and Legislation

There is a direct link between this qualification and approval to perform veterinary nursing duties under the Western Australian (WA) Veterinary Surgeons Act 1960 as amended. The WA Veterinary Surgeons Board must approve qualified persons to carry out the duties of veterinary nurses and must authorise persons enrolled in approved courses to perform the duties of trainee veterinary nurses. Candidates should confirm the regulatory requirements that apply in their relevant state or territory.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Job opportunities

Completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work as a

  • veterinary nurse
  • veterinary surgical assistant
  • veterinary receptionist
  • animal carer
  • animal welfare worker.

 

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 1, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
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Northam Campus - Classroom

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Northam Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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TALK TO US! Use our course enquiry form below to contact us about options to study in this course. Places may still be available.

Course enquiry

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