Certificate II in Animal Studies

 
Qualification:
Certificate II   NRT
Course no:
ACM20110-01V03
National code:
ACM20110
Start date:
Mon 5 Feb 2018
Tue 6 Feb 2018
Sat 24 Feb 2018
 –   Online
 –   Ultimo
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  • Animal Studies course details

    Course description and aims

    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.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Animal attendant, animal carer.

    Recommended Pathways

    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.

    Articulation

    Pathways from the qualification
    -------------------------------
    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

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualifiation.

    Pathways into the qualification
    -------------------------------
    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.

    Enrol at any location

    Online
    Ultimo
    Online
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    6 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    $4110
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1120
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1340
    Code:
    ACM20110-01V03-18ULT-002
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    About offering:

    This is an online course with occassional voluntary workshop attendance. You may be asked to participate in online activities with your peers. You will be given 12 months to complete the qualification but must complete at least 6 of the units within 6 months of commencment. You may complete all units within the 6 months initial time period if you wish.

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 6 December 2017 or Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 11:00am or 5:00pm at Ultimo College, 651 - 731 Harris Street, Building D,Level 6, Room D6.44

    Indicative timetable:

    This course is delivered completely online. Once enrolled you'll have up to 1 year to complete the course. You will be required to do approximately 6 hours of work such as reading and completing tasks each week.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    You must arrange work placement in an animal care facility to a total of at least 80 hours while undertaking this course. This can be paid or voluntary and if volunteering you will be covered by TAFE insurance while enrolled. Students will be required to submit assessments through Moodle our online learning system and attend weekend practical skills workshops as required. You should have reasonable computer skills and have finished year 10.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ACMGAS205AAssist in health care of animals20
    ACMVET203AAssist with surgery preparation30
    ACMVET202ACarry out daily clinic routines30
    ACMVET201ACarry out veterinary nursing reception duties30
    ACMGAS203AComplete animal care hygiene routines20
    ACMGAS204AFeed and water animals20
    ACMSUS201AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices20
    ACMOHS201AParticipate in occupational health and safety processes20
    ACMGAS202AParticipate in workplace communications20
    ACMGAS206AProvide basic first aid for animals20
    ACMGAS208ASource information for animal care needs20
    ACMGAS201AWork in the animal care industry20
    Part Time Day
    Course type:
    Accelerated
    Course start:
    Sat 24 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    12 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    6 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1340
    Course Fee:
    $4110
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1120
    Code:
    ACM20110-01V03-18ULT-003
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 6 December 2017 or Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 11:00am or 5:00pm at Ultimo College, 651 - 731 Harris Street, Building D,Level 6, Room D6.44

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class a week for 12 weeks. Your weekly timetable may be: Monday 10:00am to 4:30pm or Saturday 9.00am to 3.30pm and one day per week of work placement.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ACMGAS205AAssist in health care of animals20
    ACMVET203AAssist with surgery preparation30
    ACMVET202ACarry out daily clinic routines30
    ACMVET201ACarry out veterinary nursing reception duties30
    ACMGAS203AComplete animal care hygiene routines20
    ACMGAS204AFeed and water animals20
    ACMSUS201AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices20
    ACMOHS201AParticipate in occupational health and safety processes20
    ACMGAS202AParticipate in workplace communications20
    ACMGAS206AProvide basic first aid for animals20
    ACMGAS208ASource information for animal care needs20
    ACMGAS201AWork in the animal care industry20
    Course start:
    Tue 6 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    3.5 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    $4110
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1120
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1340
    Code:
    ACM20110-01V03-18ULT-006
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 6th December 2017 or Wednesday 24th January 2018 at 11:00am or 5:00pm at Ultimo College, 651 - 731 Harris Street, Building D,Level 6, Room D6.44

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 3.5 hours of class a week over 1 day per week. Your weekly timetable may be: Tuesday, 8:30am to 12:30pm and one day per week of workplacement.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    You must arrange work placement in an animal care facility while undertaking this course. This can be paid or voluntary and if volunteering you will be covered by TAFE insurance while enrolled. Students will be required to submit assessments through Moodle our online learning system. You should have reasonable computer skills and have finished year 10.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ACMGAS205AAssist in health care of animals20
    ACMVET203AAssist with surgery preparation30
    ACMVET202ACarry out daily clinic routines30
    ACMVET201ACarry out veterinary nursing reception duties30
    ACMGAS203AComplete animal care hygiene routines20
    ACMGAS204AFeed and water animals20
    ACMSUS201AParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices20
    ACMOHS201AParticipate in occupational health and safety processes20
    ACMGAS202AParticipate in workplace communications20
    ACMGAS206AProvide basic first aid for animals20
    ACMGAS208ASource information for animal care needs20
    ACMGAS201AWork in the animal care industry20

     

     

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