Certificate IV in Pet Styling

 
Qualification:
Certificate IV   NRT
Course no:
ACM40612-01V01
National code:
ACM40612
Start date:
Mon 5 Jun 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Pet Styling course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification is for people who are engaged or employed to provide pet
    stylist services. An experienced pet stylist will know the styling standards
    for different breeds, understand small animal anatomy and be able to identify
    pet hygiene issues that may indicate a health concern. In addition to patience
    and a genuine empathy for animals, a pet stylist must maintain high standards
    of cleanliness and professionalism.

    Excellent customer service skills are required and stylists who own or manage
    a salon will also require good business management and organisational skills.
    Dogs may be the animal to most commonly visit a stylist, but stylists should
    be prepared to care for cats and other pets.

    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
    experience blocks.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Head stylist, grooming salon owner/manager, mobile salon owner/manager.

    Articulation

    After achieving this qualification you may be eligible to undertake higher
    level study for further pathway advancement.

    Expected Outcomes

    This Qualification is for persons who are engaged or employed to provide pet
    stylist services. An experienced pet stylist will know the styling standards for
    different breeds, understand small animal anatomy and be able to identify pet
    hygiene issues that may indicate a health concern. In addition to patience and a
    genuine empathy for animals, a pet stylist must maintain high standards of
    cleanliness and professionalism. Excellent customer service skills are required
    and stylists who own or manage a salon will also require good business
    management and organisational skills. Dogs may be the animal to most commonly
    visit a stylist, but stylists should be prepared to care for cats and other
    pets. 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
    experience blocks.

    Job Roles
    Job role titles covered by this Qualification may include:
    * Head stylist
    * Grooming Salon owner/manager
    * Mobile Salon owner/manager.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Pathways for candidates considering this Qualification include:
    * Direct entry
    * After achieving ACM20110 Certificate III in Pet grooming
    * Vocational training and/or work experience in a related industry area

    Enrol at any location

    Ultimo
    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Jun 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Attendance:
    6 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    $500
    Code:
    ACM40612-01V01-17ULT-227
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class over 2 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday and Wednesday, 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, we will contact you with the non-subsidised fee for this course during the application process.

    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:

    The fee shown on this page is a subsidised fee for Australian citizens and permanent residents. A higher course fee will apply if you do not meet this criteria.

    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 your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

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

    READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Other Information:

    From 17/07/2017 you will attend on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. There will also be 3 Thursdays and 4 Saturdays from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Learners will have the opportunity to attend a study tour to Poland during July 2017 as part of their studies.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ACMGAS306AAssist with conditioning animals30
    ACMGRM401ACarry out breed standard styling on Gun dog, Working dog and Hound dog breed groups40
    ACMGRM402ACarry out breed standard styling on Non-sporting and Toy dog breed groups40
    ACMGRM403ACarry out breed standard styling on Terrier and Utility dog groups40
    ACMSUS301AImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices30
    ACMGAS301AMaintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing30
    ACMWHS401AMaintain workplace health and safety processes30
    ACMCAS401AManage compliance in the companion animal industry40
    ACMGRM301APerform dog grooms on different coat types40
    ACMSPE304AProvide basic care of dogs20
    ACMGAS206AProvide basic first aid for animals20
    ACMCAS307AProvide companion animal hydro-bathing services40
    ACMGRM404AProvide creative styling for dogs40
    ACMCAS306AProvide grooming services for companion animal comfort40
    ACMCAS407AProvide professional companion animal grooming services40

     

     

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