Certificate III in Pet Grooming
Pet Grooming course details
Course description and aims
This qualification is for people wanting to work within an organisation that
provides professional pet grooming services. A pet grooming attendant
undertakes salon reception and housekeeping duties as well as bathing,
brushing, trimming and other basic grooming services for domestic pets -
usually dogs and in some cases cats. The duties require patience and a genuine
empathy for animals, excellent customer service skills as well as high
standards of cleanliness and professionalism.
It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification students
have access to a workplace that provides pet grooming services through either
paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience
Course outcomes and careers
Assistant grooming attendant, stylist assistant, trainee groomer.
Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include direct entry; after achieving ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies; or vocational training and/or work experience in a related industry area.
After completing this qualification you may be eligible to do ACM40612
Certificate IV in Professional Pet Styling, which defines higher level job
This Qualification is for persons operating within an organisation that provides
professional pet grooming services. A pet grooming attendant undertakes salon
reception and housekeeping duties as well as bathing, brushing, trimming and
other basic grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases
cats. The duties require patience and a genuine empathy for animals, excellent
customer service skills as well as high standards of cleanliness and
It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this Qualification, the
individual has access to a workplace that provides pet grooming services
through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work
Job role titles covered by this Qualification may include:
- Assistant grooming attendant
- Stylist assistant
- Trainee groomers.
This Qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Pathways for candidates considering this Qualification include:
- Direct entry
- After achieving ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies
- Vocational training and/or work experience in a related industry area
Enrol at any location
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, Main Campus, 651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo, Building D, Level 7, Room D7:49
You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class over 3 days per week. Your weekly timetable may be: Monday, Wednesday 10:00am to 1:00pm and Thursday (practical) 10:00am to 1:30pm.
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
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 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 your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|ACMGAS306A||Assist with conditioning animals||30|
|ACMGAS203A||Complete animal care hygiene routines||20|
|ACMINF301A||Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work||30|
|ACMWHS301A||Contribute to workplace health and safety processes||30|
|ACMGAS301A||Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing||30|
|ACMSUS201A||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices||20|
|ACMGRM302A||Perform a cross breed clip||30|
|ACMGRM301A||Perform dog grooms on different coat types||40|
|ACMSPE304A||Provide basic care of dogs||20|
|ACMSPE305A||Provide basic care of domestic cats||20|
|ACMGAS206A||Provide basic first aid for animals||20|
|ACMCAS307A||Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services||40|
|ACMGAS302A||Provide enrichment for animals||30|
|ACMCAS306A||Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort||40|
|ACMGAS209A||Provide information on companion animals, products and services||20|
|ACMCAS301A||Work effectively in the companion animal industry||30|