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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 
Goulburn  Flexible  36 Weeks 18-Jul-2017  Thu 
Nowra  Part Time Day  18 Weeks 17-Jul-2017  Mon 
Yallah  Part Time Day  19 Weeks 17-Jul-2017  Mon 
Yallah  Flexible  19 Weeks 17-Jul-2017   
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 NSW 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 NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
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-014 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This is a Flexible (Distance Education) delivery option. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 18 July 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 - 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: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17NWR-010 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Classes commence on Monday 17 July at the Nowra Campus in classroom P.G0.2. and run each week during term from 09.00am to 3.30pm. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
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.

Are you an animal lover looking to put your passion to practial 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 study 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.
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 - 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: Classes commence on Monday 17 July at the Nowra Campus in classroom P.G0.2. and run each week during term from 09.00am to 3.30pm.

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-011 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 19 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Classes commence Monday 17 July at the Yallah Campus in classroom A.F.11 and run each week during term from 09.00am to 3:30pm. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
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.

Are you an animal lover looking to put your passion to practial use while developing animal care skills? This course is an entry level course providing general training for people seeking employment in the animal industry and is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work successfully in the animal care sector. This course also establishes foundation skills and knowledge required by those who wish to pursue further studies in this area.
Students will receive training in the day to day duties and care of animals which includes feeding, maintaining hygiene and housing, health observation, enrichment and ensuring animal safety and well-being. Components of customer service and knowledge of products and services are included.
This course is conducted over one semster, with practical components of the course are completed within our own Animal Facilities at Yallah Campus - just down the road from Wollongong.
Potential careers from this course can include Animal care attendant, Cattery & Kennel Attendant, Pet store Employee, Shelters & Animal Rescue Assistant.
It will enable students to consider further study 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.
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.
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 - 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: Classes commence on Monday 17 July 2017 at the Yallah Campus in classroom A.F.11 and run each week during term from 09.00am to 3:30pm.

If you require any further information at this time please call our Customer Service Centre on 1300 766 123.

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 partial 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-026 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 19 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This is a Flexible (Distance Education) delivery option. 
Starting from: 17 July 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 - 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.

Your teacher will contact you during the first week of Semester 2 (beginning 17 July 2017) and organise access to your online training material training material and provide you with a course outline and timetable

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