|AQF Level||Level 2: Certificate II|
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
|ACMGAS201A||Work in the animal care industry|
|ACMGAS202A||Participate in workplace communications|
|ACMGAS203A||Complete animal care hygiene routines|
|ACMGAS204A||Feed and water animals|
|ACMGAS205A||Assist in health care of animals|
|ACMOHS201A||Participate in occupational health and safety processes|
|ACMSUS201A||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
Electives - Group A
|ACMGAS206A||Provide basic first aid for animals|
|ACMGAS208A||Source information for animal care needs|
|ACMGAS209A||Provide information on companion animals, products and services|
Electives - Group B
|ACMSPE304A||Provide basic care of dogs|
|ACMSPE305A||Provide basic care of domestic cats|
Enrol into one unit at a time in the following order:
Duration and dates
Distance students require strong self motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This course is self paced so students must have sound literacy and numeracy skills. This course is delivered by distance education so students must have access to a computer and the internet. Students are allocated 13 weeks from enrolment to complete each unit.
Students not currently employed in the industry will need to complete a Practical Placement. Please see the More Details tab for further information.
Practical Placement Information
Each unit in this course has a practical component. Students who are not already working in the industry will be required to undertake voluntary work experience to complete the workplace observations and third party reports.
These observations and reports will need to be signed off by a qualified or experienced supervisor.