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Animal Studies - Certificate III (ACM30110-01V02)
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Career area: Primary Industry 
Study area: Veterinary Studies 
National code: ACM30110  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Flexible  1 Year 17-Jul-2017  Thu 
Online  Online  1 Year 17-Jul-2017   
Yallah  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 17-Jul-2017  Tue 
Yallah  Flexible  36 Weeks 17-Jul-2017   
Features: Traineeships, TVET 
Description: This course is for people wanting to increase their experience in working with animals. It is a general animal care qualification to prepare you for job roles such as an animal care receptionist/support officer, animal control and regulation assistant, animal shelter assistant, animal health officer on indigenous communities or an assistant animal welfare officer.

The course enables you to build on your animal care skills and knowledge and extend your experience in a variety of workplaces. 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 increase your experience working with others in an animal care facility.

By completing the course, you will be able to complete animal care hygiene routines, maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing, plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals and comply with infection control policies in animal work.

Pathways from this course include higher level qualifications in animal technology, captive animals, companion animal services and veterinary nursing. 
Entry requirements: Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

- direct entry
- after achieving ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies
- vocational training and/or work experience across a range of work settings.

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. 
Career opportunities: Animal care receptionist/support officer, animal control and regulation assistant, animal shelter assistant, animal health officer on indigenous communities or an assistant animal welfare officer. 
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 III in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17GLB-018 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: Days: Thursdays Time: 9am-4pm Block: C Floor: 1 Room: 11 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: Compulsory orientation day for all new students is Wednesday 1st February 9am - 4pm.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 350 supervised hours

To complete this course you are required to complete 80 hours of work experience within the industry.

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 III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.

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 course is aimed at students wanting to expand their knowledge in working with animals and those who may want to follow a pathway into Veterinary Nursing.
This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.

Certificate III in Animal Studies - Blended delivery with online resources.

Students will be required to provide their own (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment. This can be purchased for approximately $150.00.
PPE includes: Covered Shoes, Long sleeve shirt and long pants.
Target group: Existing Workers and Volunteers 
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 $1,400
Second qualification $1,690
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,880
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Student Induction day is on Wednesday 1st February 2017 9am - 4pm.

Students will be required to provide their own (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment. This can be purchased for approximately $150.00.

PPE includes: Covered Shoes, Long sleeve shirt and long pants.

If you would like any further information please contact 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: Online
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Online Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Animal Studies - Online delivery 
Offering code: 17GLB-235 
Attendance mode: Online 
Study mode: Course-Online Corr 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: FULLY ONLINE 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
About: Orientation weeks commencing 17 July & 24 July 2017

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 350 supervised hours

To complete this course you are required to complete 80 hours of work experience within the industry.

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

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.

TAFE NSW Online 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 Online 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 in a virtual classroom.

TAFE NSW Online offers:
• highly experienced and industry connected teachers
• a range of student support services including
• learning support
• technical support
• personal support

You can find out more in the TAFE NSW Online brochure for this course at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-online/choose-a-course

It is reccommended that you have access to an animal care workplace either voluntary or paid to support your learning.
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: 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 $1,400
Second qualification $1,690
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,880
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown. Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/ exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

The fee displayed for this qualification is the standard second qualification or traineeship fee (where applicable) for training subsidised by the NSW Government.

The full qualification fee for students who do not meet eligibility for training subsidised by the NSW Government is $5830.

You can pay your fee up front or enquire about an Instalment Plan. You can pay for this course in 4 instalments payable throughout the duration of the course. Your fee or instalment plan need to be finalised at enrolment.

Please note that TAFE NSW does not accept cash. Payment may be made by Credit Card, EFTPOS, cheque or money order made payable to TAFE NSW.
Other information: This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively. 
Comments: Thank you for choosing TAFE NSW. Your payment has been accepted.

You will receive your TAFE user ID and be able to access the Get Started module of your course from https://tafensw.instructure.com/courses/1051 within three (3) working days following your payment being receipted by TAFE NSW. Your course will commence on the advertised course start date.

TAFE NSW reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient numbers and will endeavour to give participants as much notice as possible. Upon cancellation by TAFE NSW a full refund is made.

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 III in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17YLH-030 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day: Tuesday Time: 8:30am-15:30pm Location: Yallah Campus Room: AF11 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
Times: 8:30am to 3:30pm
About: Your first class will be 8.30am-3.30pm on Tuesday 18 July 2017 in room AF11 at Yallah campus. Depending on your previous studies you may also be required to attend classes in your second semester on Mondays. Your teacher will discuss your timetable with you.


Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 350 supervised hours

To complete this course you are required to complete 80 hours of work experience within the industry.

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 III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.

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.

Would you like to expand your knowledge of working with animals? Are you considering following a pathway into Veterinary Nursing? This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace. Students will receive training in the day to day duties and care of animals which includes nutrition, maintaining hygiene and housing, health observation, ensuring animal safety and well-being. Components of communication and working sustainably are included.
This course also contains units focused specifically on Veterinary Nursing providing you with the skills and knowledge needed when starting off your career as a Veterinary Nurse and it will give you credits towards your Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse Certificate.
Potential careers from this course can include Animal care attendant in a Cattery, Boarding Kennel facility, Pet store or Shelters, Animal Rescue Assistant, Zoo and wildlife parks plus Veterinary Hospitals.

Alongside your course work you are required to complete a minimum of 8 hours per week of work experience (paid or voluntary) within the animal care industry. Practical skills are a key component to this course. Timetabled classes and workshops at our purpose built animal care facility at Yallah Campus - just down the road from Wollongong - can support students in practising skills but do not replace the requirement for work experience in an appropriate animal care facility. Students who are intending to progress to a Veterinary Nursing course will need some access to a Veterinary Hospital for the skills component of some units.

This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.
Target group: Existing Workers and Volunteers 
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!

As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.

A TAFE Illawarra staff member will then contact you 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 $1,400
Second qualification $1,690
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,880
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful. 
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 first class will be 8.30am-3.30pm on Tuesday 18 July 2017 in room AF11 at Yallah campus. Depending on your previous studies you may also be required to attend classes in your second semester on Mondays. Your teacher will discuss your timetable with you.


Please ensure you bring writing materials and a USB stick with you and wear appropriate clothing including enclosed shoes, covered shoulders and long pants.

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 III in Animal Studies 
Offering code: 17YLH-037 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This is a Flexible (Distance Education) delivery option. Students must have a minimum of 8 hours per week work experience (paid or voluntary) in the Animal Care industry during the course and will be required to attend occasional workshops. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
About: Students must have a minimum of 8 hours per week work experience (paid or voluntary) 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, just down the road from Wollongong.

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

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 350 supervised hours. To complete this course you are required to complete 80 hours of work experience within the industry.

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 III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.

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.

Would you like to expand your knowledge of working with animals? Are you considering following a pathway into Veterinary Nursing? This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace. Students will receive training in the day to day duties and care of animals which includes nutrition, maintaining hygiene and housing, health observation, ensuring animal safety and well-being. Components of communication and working sustainably are included. This course also contains units focused specifically on Veterinary Nursing providing you with the skills and knowledge needed when starting off your career as a Veterinary Nurse and it will give you credits towards your Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse Certificate.

Potential careers from this course can include Animal care attendant in a Cattery, Boarding Kennel facility, Pet store or Shelters, Animal Rescue Assistant, Zoo and wildlife parks plus Veterinary Hospitals.

Alongside your course work you are required to complete a minimum of 8 hours per week of work experience (paid or voluntary) within the animal care industry. Practical skills are a key component to this course. Timetabled classes and workshops at our purpose built animal care facility at Yallah Campus - just down the road from Wollongong - can support students in practising skills but do not replace the requirement for work experience in an appropriate animal care facility. Students who are intending to progress to a Veterinary Nursing course will need some access to a Veterinary Hospital for the skills component of some units.

This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.
Target group: Existing Workers and Volunteers 
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!

As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful.

A TAFE Illawarra 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 $1,400
Second qualification $1,690
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,880
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: As entry into your course requires a workplacement, your application will not be considered until you provide us with details of an appropriate animal care workplace for your course. Please email us at:
AnScAgYallahNowra@tafensw.edu.au
the following details:
• your name and the course you have applied for
• the name of your workplacement, their phone number and email address and a contact person’s name
• include details of the agreed days for your attendance at the workplace.
Your workplace will be contacted for confirmation prior to your course application being deemed successful. 
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 17th July 2017) and organise access to your online training material and provide you with a course outline and timetable.
Please ensure you bring writing materials and a USB stick with you and wear appropriate clothing including enclosed shoes, covered shoulders and long pants whenever you come to campus.

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