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Animal Studies - Certificate II (ACM20117-01V01)
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: ACM20117  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Flexible  36 Weeks 8-Feb-2018  Thu 
Nowra  Part Time Day  18 Weeks 30-Jan-2018  Mon 
Yallah  Flexible  18 Weeks 31-Jan-2018   
Features: TVET 
Description: This is a general qualification for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics. At this level, work takes place under direct supervision within clearly defined guidelines for work activities.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, individual units of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Users of this qualification must refer to the relevant state or territory jurisdiction for details. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirement for this qualication. 
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: 18GLB-001 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Thursday Time: Block: C Floor: 1 Room: 11 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 8 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 800 hours. This includes approximately 252 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your 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. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE NSW Illawarra RTO’s https://www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/support-for-students website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
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

Terms and Conditions URL https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible



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
Course Fee $4,110
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $4,110
Comments: Compulsory orientation day Wednesday 7th February 9:00 to 16:00 room C.1.11 Student workshop days are Thursday 9:00 to 16:00 fortnightly to a month apart commencing Thursday 8 February 2018

Recognition:
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: 18NWR-002 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Mondays Time: 9:00am-3:00pm Block: P Floor: Ground Room: 2 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:00pm
About: There is an orientation day at Nowra Campus on Monday 29th January 2018 from 9:00am to 11am. Please ensure you have made a payment for your course prior to orientation so your enrolment can be finalised.
Your classes commence on Monday 5th January in Room P.G0.2 and run each week during the term from 9:00am - 3:00pm.


Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 270 hours. This includes face to face training.
You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your 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. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE NSW Illawarra https://www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/support-for-students website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not 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

Terms and Conditions URL https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible



Application next steps: Thanks for your application. A TAFE NSW 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
Course Fee $4,110
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $4,110
Comments: Thank you for your payment and welcome. If you require any further information please contact Customer Service on 131 601.

There is an orientation day at Nowra Campus on Monday 29th January 2018 from 9:00am to 11am. Please ensure you have made a payment for your course prior to orientation so your enrolment can be finalised.
Your classes commence on Monday 5th January in Room P.G0.2 and run each week during the term from 9:00am - 3:00pm.

Recognition:
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 Distance Education (Flexible Delivery) 
Offering code: 18YLH-003 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course is offered via distance education (flexible delivery) 
Hours per week: 1.7 
Starting from: 31 January 2018 
About: This course is a flexible delivery (Distance Education) option. Students must have a minimum of 8 hours per week work experience (paid or voluntary - can be completed in blocks) in the Animal Care industry during the course and will be required to attend occasional workshops to support their skills training. These workshops will be held at Yallah Campus, A.F11, just down the road from Wollongong.

You will haves an orientation day at Yallah Campus on Wednesday 31 January 2018 from 9:00am to 12noon. Please ensure you have made a payment for your course before attending so your enrolment can be finalised. Your teacher will be in contact with you directly to assist you with this flexible delivery course.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 270 hours. This includes approximately 54 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your 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. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE NSW Illawarra website athttps://www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/support-for-students. You will 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 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 8 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 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.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not 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: Thank you for your application.

As entry into your course requires a work placement, your application will not be considered until you provide details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email the following details to AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au:

- your name and the course you have applied for
- the name of your work placement, their phone number, email address and a contact person’s name
- include details of the agreed hours/days for your attendance at the workplace.

Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.

A TAFE NSW staff member will then 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
Course Fee $4,110
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $4,110
Comments: Thank you for your payment and welcome. If you require any further information please contact Customer Service on 1300 766 123

There is an orientation day at Yallah Campus on Wednesday 31 January 2018 from 9:00am to 12noon. Please ensure you have made a payment for your course prior to orientation so your enrolment can be finalised. Your teacher will then contact you to assist you with this flexible delivery course.

Recognition:
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