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ACM20117 - Certificate II in Animal Studies

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

12 months part-time - 12 months part-time

AVAILABILITY

Gladstone

FULL COURSE COST

$3,012 (2019)

SUBSIDISED COURSE COST

$804 (2019)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION COST

$204 (2019)

UNITS/CREDITS

12 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Job role titles covered by this qualification may include animal care attendant, animal shelter attendant, kennel hand, cattery attendant, pet shop attendant, assistant dog groomer, trainee veterinary nurse.

The Certificate II in Animal Studies is an ideal entry point into the animal care and management industry. This qualification prepares students for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as pet shops, animal shelters, kennels, catteries, groomers, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics. The Certificate II in Animal Studies is a pathway into other qualifications such as the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Standard Course Structure

Study Modes: Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit
Duration:

12 months part-time

Core
ACMGAS201Work in the animal care industry
ACMGAS202Participate in workplace communications
ACMWHS201Participate in workplace health and safety processes
ACMGAS204Feed and water animals
ACMGAS205Assist in health care of animals
ACMGAS203Complete animal care hygiene routines
ACMSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ACMGAS206Provide basic first aid for animals
Elective
ACMSPE304Provide basic care of dogs
ACMSPE305Provide basic care of domestic cats
ACMGAS208Source information for animal care needs
ACMGAS209Provide information on companion animals, products and services

VET in Schools (VETiS)

Study Modes: Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit
Duration: 12 months part-time
Core
ACMGAS201Work in the animal care industry
ACMGAS202Participate in workplace communications
ACMWHS201Participate in workplace health and safety processes
ACMGAS203Complete animal care hygiene routines
ACMGAS204Feed and water animals
ACMGAS205Assist in health care of animals
ACMSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ACMGAS206Provide basic first aid for animals
Elective
ACMSPE304Provide basic care of dogs
ACMSPE305Provide basic care of domestic cats
ACMGAS209Provide information on companion animals, products and services
ACMGAS208Source information for animal care needs

Standard Course Structure

2019 FebruaryGladstone
2019 MarchGladstone
2019 AprilGladstone
2019 MayGladstone
2019 JuneGladstone
2019 JulyGladstone
2019 AugustGladstone
2019 SeptemberGladstone
2019 OctoberGladstone
2019 NovemberGladstone
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There are no entry requirements. 
Mathematics, English and Science to a Year 10 level will be required for the content covered in the Certificate II in Animal Studies.
Students must have an organised work experience or casual work whilst undertaking this qualification as there are practical assessments to be completed by a third party. Students are responsible for finding their own work experience.

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
No information available at this time.
Fee for service$3,012 (2019)
Subsidised full fee$804 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee$204 (2019)
Fee for service per unit$251 (2019)
Fee for service (International)N/A
Fee for service per unit (International)N/A
Subsidised full fee per unit$67 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$17 (2019)
No information available at this time.

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