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Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Locations

  • Alanvale

Attendance options

  • Full-time

Study type

  • Workplace
$

Tuition Fees

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Are you passionate about working with animals and their wellbeing? Already working or volunteering in the industry? With a suitable workplace, you can advance your skills whilst learning on the job with this course.

This course is suitable if you are currently working in a suitable Animal Care workplace at an assistant level with some industry experience and want to further your knowledge and gain or upgrade a qualification, or if you are already working in the industry and want to progress your career. This course is open to those with suitable paid or voluntary employment, including apprentices and trainees.

You will develop the skills and knowledge to understand animal behaviour and safe handling techniques, the health and care for a range of animals across a broad range of roles in animal care including boarding/day care, breeding shelters/holding centres, pet grooming/sitting and animal health work. Some students complete this qualification as a pathway onto further qualifications.

*Average of 24 hours per week with a suitably qualified supervisor.

This course is available as an Australian Apprenticeship and those working within the Animal Care industry.

Locations, dates & times

CampusDateAttendance/DurationStudy type
North
Alanvale3 Mar 2023 -
23 Dec 2024
Full-time

You can enrol at any time provided you have employment at a suitable industry-specific workplace. You will have workplace-based visits and scheduled online or campus-based training.

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Career opportunities

  • Animal Care Receptionist or Support Officer
  • Animal Control and Regulation Assistant
  • Animal Rescue Officer
  • Animal Shelter Assistant
  • Assistant Animal Welfare Officer
  • Captive Animal Keeper
  • Companion Animal Service Industry Worker
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Zoo or Native Animal Park Keeper

Career opportunities

  • Animal Care Receptionist or Support Officer
  • Animal Control and Regulation Assistant
  • Animal Rescue Officer
  • Animal Shelter Assistant
  • Assistant Animal Welfare Officer
  • Captive Animal Keeper
  • Companion Animal Service Industry Worker
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Zoo or Native Animal Park Keeper

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