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Animal Studies - Certificate II (ACM20110-01V03)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Career area: Primary Industry 
Study area: Veterinary Studies 
National code: ACM20110  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega  Flexible  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Tue 
Goulburn  Flexible  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Wed, Thu 
Moruya  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Wed 
Yallah  Flexible  19 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Wed 
Features: Traineeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This course is for people wanting to gain experience in working with animals.
It is an entry point into the animal care industry and prepares you for job roles such as an animal attendant in a kennel, cattery, animal shelter or pet shop.

The course enables you to develop skills and knowledge required for the care and maintenance of animals in a variety of workplaces. You will learn about the animal care industry and careers available in its many sectors.

Whilst undertaking this course it is highly recommended that you seek to gain a period of work experience in an animal care workplace. This will allow you to practise what you have learnt and experience what it is like to work with others in an animal care facility.

By completing the course, you will be able to catch and handle a range of animals, feed and water animals, complete animal care hygiene routines, assist in the health care of animals and communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues.

Pathways from this course include higher level qualifications in animal studies animal technology, captive animals, companion animal services and veterinary nursing. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualifiation.

Pathways into the qualification
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Pathways for candidates considering this qualification inlude:

- direct entry, including VET in Schools
- after achieving ACM10110 Certificate I in Animal Studies
- limited vocational training and/or work experience

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

It is recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner have access to an animal care workplace. 
Learning pathways: Pathways from the qualification
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After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake:
- ACM30110 Certificate III in Animal Studies
- ACM30210 Certificate III in Animal Technology
- ACM30310 Certificate III in Captive Animals
- ACM30410 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services
- ACM30612 Certificate III in Pet Grooming
- ACM40410 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing 
Career opportunities: Animal attendant, animal carer. 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Bega Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17BEG-003 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Classes commence Tuesday 31st January 9:00 - 12:00pm 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm
About: Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 270 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills

This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This is a general pre-vocational qualification and includes job titles such as animal care attendant, animal shelter attendant, kennel hand, cattery attendant, pet shop attendant and assistant dog groomer. Completion of this course gives you credit towards further study in the Certificate III in Animal Studies , Companion Animal Services and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. To complete this course you are required to complete 80 hours of work experience within the industry.
Target group: Pre-employment 
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,120
Second qualification $1,340
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $3,740
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Goulburn
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Goulburn Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17GLB-012 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This is a Flexible (Distance Education) delivery option. Compulsory orientation day for all new students is Wednesday 1st February 9am - 4pm. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: Student workshop days are Thursday 9:00 to 16:00 fortnightly to a month apart.
Students that do not work in the Animal Care industry will be required to attend occasional workshops to support their skills training. These workshops will be held at Goulburn Campus

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 270 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills

This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This is a general pre-vocational qualification and includes job titles such as animal care attendant, animal shelter attendant, kennel hand, cattery attendant, pet shop attendant and assistant dog groomer. Completion of this course gives you credit towards further study in the Certificate III in Animal Studies , Companion Animal Services and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. To complete this course you are required to complete 80 hours of work experience within the industry.
Target group: Pre-employment 
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,120
Second qualification $1,340
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $3,740
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Compulsory orientation day for all new students is Wednesday 1st February 9am - 4pm.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Moruya
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moruya Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17MRY-009 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Student induction day is on 9:00am Wednesday 2nd February 2017. Student workshop days are Wednesday 9:00am to 1:00pm 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 1:00pm
About: Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 270 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills

This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This is a general pre-vocational qualification and includes job titles such as animal care attendant, animal shelter attendant, kennel hand, cattery attendant, pet shop attendant and assistant dog groomer. Completion of this course gives you credit towards further study in the Certificate III in Animal Studies , Companion Animal Services and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. To complete this course you are required to complete 80 hours of work experience within the industry.
Target group: Pre-employment 
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,120
Second qualification $1,340
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $3,740
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Yallah
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yallah Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17YLH-009 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 19 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: There will be an Orientation session at Yallah Campus on Wednesday 18th January 2017 between the hours of 9am and 11am. Please meet in room AF11. If you cannot attend it is essential to please contact Customer Service on 42629900 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
About: This is a Flexible (Distance Education) delivery option. Students are required to gain a minimum 4 hours /week work experience (paid or voluntary) in the Animal Care industry during the course and will also be required to attend occasional workshops to support their skills training. These workshops will be held at Yallah Campus, just down the road from Wollongong.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 270 supervised hours.

There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills: This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Are you an animal lover looking to put your passion to practical use while developing animal care skills? This is an entry level course aimed at students that would like to seek employment opportunities as an animal care or shelter attendant, kennel hand or cattery attendant, pet shop attendant, an assistant dog groomer or perhaps in the veterinary industry. This Certificate II will teach you specific animal care and handling skills as well as improve your ability to work in the industry by communicating more effectively with your supervisors and colleagues. It will enable to to consider further studey pathways such as Certificate III in Companion Animal Services, Certificate III in Animal Studies or Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (working in a vet clinic).

This qualification consists of 7 core units and 5 electives. You will need writing materials and access to a computer.

TAFE Illawarra Flexbile Delivery courses are:
• Easy to use
• Designed to help you learn new skills
• Structured around real, work-based practices to help you get work ready and get a better job.

Flexible learning gives you the flexibility to study when and where you like. While you won’t be going to a campus every day, you’ll be able to connect with your teacher and other students via the online Moodle platform, email, phone and at workshops.
This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.
Target group: Pre-employment 
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,120
Second qualification $1,340
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $3,740
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Thank you for your payment and welcome.
If you require any further information at this time please contact customer service on 1300 766 123.

You are expected to attend an Orientation Day at Yallah campus, 138 Marshall Mount Road, Marshall Mount NSW, on Wednesday 18th January from 9 -11am where you will meet your teacher and be provided with access to your learning material. Your teacher will contact you further during the first week of Semester 1 (beginning 30th January 2017) and provied you with further details.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.
There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.
You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123