Certificate II in Animal Studies

Duration Up to 6 months Part Time
National CodeACM20110
TAFE SA CodeTP00008
Example Career ProfileAnimal AttendantAnimal Attendant
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application

    Important Information

    • NB offers will not be made to 540322 in the January offer rounds. This course will make offers on Friday 3rd March 2017.
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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

    Job role titles covered by this qualification may include: Animal Care Attendant; Animal Shelter Attendant; Kennel Hand; Cattery Attendant; Pet Shop Attendant; Assistant Dog Groomer.

    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 II in Animal Studies (ACM20110)
    This qualification is a general pre-vocational qualification aimed as an entry point into the animal care and management industry. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification students should seek to gain a period of work placement or work experience in an animal care environment and/or workplace.

    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.