This qualification is the industry qualification for persons operating within a companion animal organisation. Job roles 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
This qualification provides skills in animal care hygiene, animal health and wellbeing, infection control and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 9 elective units.
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.
of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
* 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings