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ACM30410 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

ACM30410 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

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ACM30410 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

This Qualification is the industry Qualification for persons operating within a companion animal organisation. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this Qualification, the learner should have access to a companion animal workplace through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks.

Those who successfully complete this qualification may work in roles such as Animal Groomer (Pets), Aquarium Assistant, Cattery Attendant, Dog Minder (Day Care), Grooming Attendant or Trainee Groomer (Pets). After achieving this qualification learners may choose to undertake ACM40310 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Studies .

Course Structure

The course includes a classroom component, off-campus study components and industry placement of 120 hours. Assessment is based on competency, which is the ability to demonstrate specific skills and will involve a combination of assessment methods. These assessments can include written assignments, discussion, interviews, workplace projects and practical demonstrations.

Start Date:
1
Day Course - 16 months

Units of Study

This program consists of 15 Units of Competency: 6 Core Units and 9 Elective Units.

Core Units

  • ACMCAS301A
    Work effectively in the companion animal industry
  • ACMGAS203A
    Complete animal care hygiene routines
  • ACMGAS301A
    Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
  • ACMINF301A
    Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work
  • ACMOHS301A
    Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
  • ACMSUS201A
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

  • ACMCAS302A
    Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
  • ACMGAS302A
    Provide enrichment for animals
  • ACMSPE304A
    Provide basic care of dogs
  • ACMSPE305A
    Provide basic care of domestic cats
  • ACMGAS303A
    Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
  • ACMSPE302A
    Provide basic care of birds
  • ACMCAS304A
    Capture, handle and transport companion animals
  • ACMGAS204A
    Feed and water animals
  • ACMGAS207A
    Provide reception services for an animal care facility

Pre – training review

Applicants will be assessed for suitability by using the pre-training review. As a result of the pre-training review, any learners with identified barriers will be referred to the appropriate support services/office with Diversitat Training or referred externally where required.

If a learner is unable to meet the inherent requirements of the qualification, even with reasonable adjustment, Diversitat Training will offer counselling regarding alternative training and/or career path options.

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Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, FOCS = Flexible Off Campus Study (FOCS), W = Workplace Based Traineeship

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$217.00$33.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$250.00
W$217.00$33.00$0.00$250.00$0.00$500.00

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Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, FOCS = Flexible Off Campus Study (FOCS), W = Workplace Based Traineeship

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$43.40$6.60$0.00$0.00$0.00$50.00
W$43.40$6.60$0.00$250.00$0.00$300.00

The tabs above provide the full breakdown of fees & charges for funded (funding without concession),  concession funding and Fee for Service (full fee paying). which displays in the table below.

Diversitat Training staff will be able to help you determine if you are eligible for funding or Concession or no funding (fee for service). For a detailed explanation of Fees & Charges please have a look at our Fees & Charges page.

Learner Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, FOCS = Flexible Off Campus Study (FOCS), W = Workplace Based Traineeship

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$4,960.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$4,960.00
W$4,960.00$0.00$0.00$250.00$0.00$5,210.00

Additional Information

Work Placement

Work placement is an integral part of the program you are learning. If not in the industry, placement of 120 hours for the duration of the course must be obtained. Our placement team may be able to assist you with placement.

Issuing Certificates

On successful completion, participants will be awarded  ACM30410 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services. For unit completion only, a Statement of Attainment will be awarded.

Materials Required

Diversitat Training will provide all course information and resources; however, participants are required to provide their own work folders, pens etc. A materials/resources fee may be charged for course materials such as resources, handouts and text materials. Additional expenses/levies may be required for some courses to cover extra course expenses such as tools of trade, equipment, excursions etc. You will be advised if these expenses apply to your studies prior to enrolment.

Access & Equity, RPL, Credit Transfers & USI

For information about Access & Equity or information about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Transfers or information on how to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) please visit the enrolment information page on our website and download the latest Enrolment Information pdf.

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