SCHOOLS SHORT COURSE

Caring for Animals (Certificate I in Animal Studies)

Description

This course is designed to provide students with general animal care information, whilst also providing pathways to further training.  

Practical activities will include companion animal handling, cleaning and feeding.

Course Details

Choosing a TAFE SA course for school students is a great way to get a vocational qualification while you’re still in high school. You also gain valuable credits towards your SACE Certificate, an apprenticeship, or a diploma or university.

TAFE SA Courses for School students gives you a taste of what higher education is all about, makes you work-ready, and helps you build practical skills in an adult-learning environment.

Location

Gilles Plains

Course Dates

14 October to 18 November, 2019

Duration

9  Weeks, Part Time

Training Format

Fees

$ 810

Selection Criteria

Students completing year 10, or in Year 11 and 12

Other Details

Participating students must wear comfortable clothing and closed-in shoes. Nails must be short and hair tied back. Disposable laboratory gowns will be provided. No prior experience with animals is required. Handling of animals is included, therefore TAFE SA must be informed of phobias and/or allergies.

  • Accredited Unit Name

    National Code

    Nominal Hours

    Investigate job opportunities in animal care and related industries

    ACMGAS101

    10

    Catch and handle a range of quiet animals

    ACMGAS102

    40

    Assist in the care of animals

    ACMGAS103

    40

    Participate in workplace communications

    ACMGAS202

    20

    Prepare for and conduct a tour or presentation

    ACMGAS210

    30

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    ACMSUS201

    20

    Participate in workplace health & safety processes

    ACMWHS201

    40

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