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Companion Animal Services - Certificate III (ACM30417-01V01)
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: ACM30417  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Part Time Day  36 Weeks Anytime  Wed 
Yallah  Flexible  TBA Anytime   
Yallah  Flexible  36 Weeks Anytime  Mon 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification is the industry qualification for persons operating within a companion animal organisation.

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. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: pet shop/aquarium assistant
kennel attendant
cattery attendant
assistant dog trainer
pet exerciser
assistant grooming attendant 
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 code: 20GLB-212 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday, 9.00am till 5.00pm fortnightly to a month apart. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher. 
Hours per week: 7.5 
Starting from: Anytime 
About: **INFORMATION SESSIONS**

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019 Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Goulburn, Block C, (above the library). Head Teachers office – Jillian Atkinson Or Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Goulburn, Block C, (above the library). Head Teachers office – Jillian Atkinson

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a Part time Day course. You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of study per fortnight for 12 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 37 hours of other study per fortnight.

You may also be required to complete approximately 15 hours of additional study each fortnight outside of class hours, including Online Moodle reading and assessment preparation.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This course offering is designed for people who:
Are interested in employment in the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics.
This course applies to new entrants to industry, existing workers wishing to receive a base qualification, school leavers and people returning to work

**MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE**

The course requires 104 hours of work placement over the duration of your course in a suitably approved animal care facility. Work placement requirements will be discussed with you at orientation.

**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**

Educational Support Officer is available to support student issues with learning, logging on to and navigating Moodle and work placement support.
Applying and enrolling: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



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 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: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,190
Second qualification $2,620
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,110
Other information: To successfully complete this course, you will need:

The course requires 104 hours of work placement over the duration of your course in a suitably approved animal care facility. Work placement requirements will be discussed with you at orientation.

Access to a computer with internet capability. This can be accessed at any TAFE NSW library. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on your first day of class on Wednesday 5 February 2020, from 9.00am till 4.00pm at TAFE NSW Goulburn Campus, Building C, Room C.1.11. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

104 hours of work placement over the duration of your course in a suitably approved animal care facility. Work placement requirements will be discussed with you at orientation.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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 Companion Animal Services 
Offering code: 19YLH-999 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: TBA
Scheduled attendance: Students will be provided with a course schedule when details are confirmed. 
Starting from: Anytime 
About: To request further information, click on Enquire Now and we will advise you when a new offering is available. Courses are run subject to minimum student enrolments.
Applying and enrolling: Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.

 
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 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: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,190
Second qualification $2,620
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,110
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $6,950
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. In claiming the concession or exemption, students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments:
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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 code: 20YLH-029 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Monday, 3 February from 9.00am to 3.00pm at TAFE NSW Yallah, Block A, Level 1, Room F09. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher. 
Hours per week: 23 
Starting from: Anytime 
About: **STUDY COMMITMENT**
This is a blended flexible course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 17 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 12 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assignment preparations.

Students must have a minimum of 8 hours work experience (paid or voluntary) in the Animal Care industry. Venues include, Veterinary Clinics, pet shops, RSPCA, pounds, rescue centres. Details will need to be confirmed prior to acceptance into the course.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**
This course offering is designed for people who:
Students interested in employment in the Animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics.
New Entrants to industry, existing workers wishing to receive a base qualification, school leavers and people returning to work

**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
At orientation students are provided with information which details the availability of education and support services and how to access these services.
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/student-services
Applying and enrolling: Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



Application next steps: Your application has been received. A staff member will contact you shortly to provide feedback on your application status. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,190
Second qualification $2,620
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,110
Other information: To successfully complete this course, you will need:
Students must have a minimum of 8 hours work experience (paid or voluntary) in the Animal Care industry. Venues include, Veterinary Clinics, pet shops, RSPCA, pounds, rescue centres. Details will need to be confirmed prior to acceptance into the course. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend your first day of class on Monday 3 February 2020, from 9.00am to 3.00pm at TAFE NSW Yallah, Block A, Level 1, Room F09. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Students must have a minimum of 8 hours work experience (paid or voluntary) in the Animal Care industry. Venues include, Veterinary Clinics, pet shops, RSPCA, pounds, rescue centres. Details will need to be confirmed prior to acceptance into the course.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601