Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification.
The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.
Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Job role titles covered by this qualification may include: Biomedical technician, Laboratory technician, Animal technician, Zoo keeper, Animal welfare officer, Veterinary technician.
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.
Diploma of Animal Technology
This course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work effectively in all aspects of caring for animals in a scientific, research or teaching organisation. 15 core units plus 8 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.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course.
TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
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.
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:
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession
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