Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeACM30410
TAFE SA CodeTP00009
Example Career ProfileAnimal AttendantAnimal Attendant
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  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
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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: Pet Shop/Aquarium Assistant; Kennel Attendant; Cattery Attendant; Assistant Dog Trainer; Pet Exerciser; Assistant Grooming Attendant.

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 Companion Animal Services (ACM30410)
This course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of entry level positions across the animal industries. 6 core units plus 9 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.


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.