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Animal Studies - Certificate III (ACM30117-01V01)
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
Study area: Veterinary Studies 
National code: ACM30117  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 8-Feb-2018   
Yallah  Flexible  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2018   
Features: TVET 
Description: This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, an individual unit of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory. 
Other requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Animal care receptionist and support officer
Animal control and regulation assistant
Animal health officer on indigenous communities
Animal shelter assistant
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 - Goulburn 
Offering code: 18GLB-007 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours per week:
Starting from: 8 February 2018 
About: You will have an orientation day on Wednesday 7th February 2018 from 9am - 4pm. Student workshop days are on Thursdays from 9:00am - 4:00pm fortnightly and they will commence on Thursday 8th February 2018.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 560 hours which includes approximately 252 hours of supervised face to face training.
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.

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.

Along side 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 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.

You will need writing materials and access to a computer.
TAFE Illawarra Flexible 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 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.
Applying and enrolling:

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 with 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 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 $1,400
Second qualification $1,690
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $6,470
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $6,470
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 will have an orientation day on Wednesday 7th February 2018 from 9am - 4pm. Student workshop days are on Thursdays from 9:00am - 4:oopm fortnightly and they will commence on Thursday 8th 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: 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 - Yallah- Distance Education (Flex) 
Offering code: 18YLH-005 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2018 
About: This is a Flexible (Distance Education) delivery 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, just down the road from Wollongong. You will have an orientation day at Yallah Campus in room AF11 on Wednesday 31st January 2018 from 9-12pm. Please ensure that you have made a payment for your course before attending so we can finalise your enrolment.

Your learning commitment for this qualification, known as the Volume of Learning, approximately 1184 hours, with a minimum of 288 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
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 will 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.

Along side 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 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.

You will need writing materials and access to a computer.

TAFE Illawarra Flexible 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 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.
Applying and enrolling:

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 with 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 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 $1,400
Second qualification $1,690
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $6,470
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $6,470
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 will have an orientation day at Yallah Campus in room AF11 on Wednesday 31st January 2018 from 9-12pm. Please ensure that you have made a payment for your course before attending so we can finalise your enrolment. Your teacher will then contact you directly during the first week of Semester 1, 2018 to organise access to your online training material and provide you with a timetable.

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