This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace. This course has a focus on Wildlife.
This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.
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.
Certificate III Program in Animal Studies (Wildlife)
This course provides skills in workplace communications, animal care hygiene routines, animal health and wellbeing, nutritional requirements for animals, infection control policies and procedures in animal work, sustainable work practices and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 5 elective units.
Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:
|Qualification||TAFE SA Code||National Code|
|Certificate III in Animal Studies||TP00032||ACM30110|
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.
The TAFE SA qualification 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.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession