Certificate III Program in Animal Studies (Wildlife)

Duration Up to 6 months Part Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00194
Example Career ProfileAnimal AttendantAnimal Attendant
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Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Gilles PlainsOn & Off CampusOpening May 2018

Course Admission Requirements

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    How to Apply

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

    Employment Outcomes

    Graduates of this course may gain employment as a Veterinary nurse, Animal attendant, Pet shop assistant or Zoo keeper

    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.

    Skills Covered

    Certificate III Program in Animal Studies (Wildlife)
    7 core units:

    • Participate in workplace communications
    • Complete animal care hygiene routines
    • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
    • Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
    • Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work
    • Contribute to OHS processes
    • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • plus 5 elective units.


    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Certificate III in Animal StudiesTP00032ACM30110

    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.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.