Course Type:
Accredited Course; VDSS
Code:
ACM20121
Campus:
Bairnsdale, Morwell, Warragul Baw Baw Skills Centre, Port of Sale
Completion:
Full
Duration:
2 years
Scored
Assessment:

No
VET in VCE:
Yes
VCAL
Recognition:

Yes
Block Credit:
Yes
Structured
Workplace
Learning:


Strongly Recommended
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Course Overview

This qualification is delivered face to face with scheduled excursions over a 2 year period.
It is a general qualification, for entry into sectors of 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 program assists students with a
passion to work within the animal care sector and as an entry pathway to further study.

Proposed Units

ACMWHS201 Participate in WHS Processes
ACMSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBCMM211 Apply communication skills
ACMGEN203 Feed and water animals
ACMGEN201 Work in the animal care industry
ACMGEN202 Complete animal care hygiene routines
ACMGEN205 Source and provide information for animal care needs
ACMGEN309 Provide basic animal first aid
ACMSPE320 Provide general care of mammals
ACMGEN204 Assist in health care of animals
ACMSPE316 Provide general care of domestic dogs
ACMEXH308 Develop husbandry guidelines

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Clothing and Equipment

  • Solid, closed in shoes
  • Sun protection
  • Branded uniform shirt will be supplied
  • Students should bring their laptop they currently use for Secondary School to their VET DSS class

Pathways

  • Certificate III in Companion Animal Services
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Animal Carer/Shelter Attendant
  • Kennel Hand

Entry Requirements

Students must have access to a minimum of two types of species of animals, for example a cat, dog or a bird