Agriculture & Science

Animal Care & Veterinary Nursing

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Certificate III in Captive Animals

Duration Up to 24 months Part Time
National CodeACM30310
TAFE SA CodeTP00034
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileAnimal AttendantAnimal Attendant
FacultiesPrimary Industries and Science
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Job roles and titles covered by this qualification may include: Trainee Keeper; Pre-trade Keeper; Assistant Keeper; Animal Care Attendant; Wildlife Animal Carer.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310)
    This course will provide you with pre-trade level expertise to work in zoos, wildlife parks and many other captive animal facilities. You will learn about the importance of animal conservation and gain practical experience in rescuing animals, applying basic first aid, capture and restraint, and monitoring health and wellbeing, including nutrition. 11 core units plus 5 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Fees

     Fee Range (approx)
    Total course cost$5,561 - $5,976
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    Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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