ACM20221

Certificate II in Horse Care

Certificate II in Horse Care

Do you love horses and have always wanted to work around them? If so, this ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy will provide you with all the skills and confidence you need to join this exciting and rewarding industry.

Serving as an ideal introduction to the equine industry, the ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care provides thorough exposure to the facets of horse care. It instructs participants on how to execute ethical and humane horse care routines, including instruction on carrying out hygiene procedures for horses, ensuring their proper feeding and hydration, delivering elementary equine first aid, and contributing to the overall health maintenance of horses. Students will also develop crucial professional abilities such as effective interpersonal communication, comprehension of health and safety regulations, and the execution of environmentally sustainable practices within their work environment.

Moreover, the ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care extends beyond the fundamental aspects of horse care by introducing participants to the rudiments of horse riding. This includes acquiring knowledge of primary riding techniques, handling, fitting, and maintaining key horse riding equipment. The addition of this module to the course offers participants a more comprehensive understanding of the equine sector, thereby broadening their knowledge base and practical proficiency.

You won't need to attend any on-campus classes, the qualification is available online, and with self-paced practical training that can be arranged by you at your choice of workplace. Enquire for more information.

ACM20221 Pet Stylist Academy Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate II
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Self paced - up to 12 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Pet Stylist Academy
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Animal Attendant | Horse Trainer | Animal Carer | Animal Shelter Attendant | Animal Shelter Supervisor | View All

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Do you love horses and have always wanted to work around them? If so, this ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy will provide you with all the skills and confidence you need to join this exciting and rewarding industry.

Serving as an ideal introduction to the equine industry, the ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care provides thorough exposure to the facets of horse care. It instructs participants on how to execute ethical and humane horse care routines, including instruction on carrying out hygiene procedures for horses, ensuring their proper feeding and hydration, delivering elementary equine first aid, and contributing to the overall health maintenance of horses. Students will also develop crucial professional abilities such as effective interpersonal communication, comprehension of health and safety regulations, and the execution of environmentally sustainable practices within their work environment.

Moreover, the ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care extends beyond the fundamental aspects of horse care by introducing participants to the rudiments of horse riding. This includes acquiring knowledge of primary riding techniques, handling, fitting, and maintaining key horse riding equipment. The addition of this module to the course offers participants a more comprehensive understanding of the equine sector, thereby broadening their knowledge base and practical proficiency.

You won’t need to attend any on-campus classes, the qualification is available online, and with self-paced practical training that can be arranged by you at your choice of workplace. Enquire for more information.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, students should:

  • Be at least 15 years old;
  • Have access to suitable horses for practical tasks;
  • Have access to a supervisor with horse experience;
  • Internet access and email address.

While completing this ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy, you may study the following subjects:

  • ACMEQU212 - Handle horses safely
  • ACMEQU213 - Follow safe work practices in equine industries
  • ACMEQU215 - Provide daily care for horses
  • ACMEQU216 - Check and treat horses
  • ACMEQU217 - Load and unload horses
  • ACMEQU220 - Lunge educated horses
  • ACMEQU218 - Perform horse riding skills at walk, trot and canter
  • ACMEQU219 - Develop riding skills for exercising horses
  • ACMEQU311 - Prepare horses for presentation at an event
  • ACMEQU306 - Provide Routine Care of Horses
  • ACMEQU214 - Prepare to Work Safely Around Horses
  • ACMEQU312 - Prepare and care for horses to perform at events
  • RGRPSH308 - Provide first aid and emergency care for horses or other equine

Pet Stylist Academy, located on the Gold Coast, stands as one of Australia's premier training centre for pet grooming and animal courses, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence and proven effectiveness in training techniques and educational curriculum.

Since their establishment in 2013, they've been dedicated to nurturing exceptional individuals who go on to become outstanding animal services professionals. They offer a range of nationally accredited qualifications and courses that equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the dynamic animal industry.

At the helm of their esteemed faculty is the internationally accredited Master Groomer, Emily Myatt, leading a team of highly awarded
professionals.

Pet Stylist Academy is committed to providing exceptional student support throughout their educational journey. The academy's dedicated team of instructors and mentors offer personalised guidance and assistance to students, ensuring they receive the necessary training and resources to excel in their pet styling careers.

With a focus on hands-on learning, practical demonstrations, and constructive feedback, the academy empowers its students to develop their skills and confidence, fostering a supportive and nurturing learning environment. Whether it's helping students with technical challenges or offering career advice, the academy goes above and beyond to ensure each student's success and growth in the pet styling industry.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will be awarded a nationally recognised ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy. You will have become an expert horses carer and on top of that a confident rider, and will be fully prepared to take on any role involving caring for horses.

Curious about where a career in animal care could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for the course fee is $3,000.

Students have a choice of paying the full amount up-front, or you can take advantage of one of the Pet Stylist Academy's easy interest free payment plans.

Australian students may also be able to access government assistance through one of the following programs:

  • Youth Allowance (for students aged 16–24 years)
  • Austudy (for students aged over 25 years) 
  • ABSTUDY (for Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander students)

Payment plans

For your convenience the Pet Stylist Academy offers two interest free payment plans, choose the one that best suits your lifestyle:

  • Full payment option: student will be invoiced at commencement of the course and during the practical training component. This option is ideal for those students with finances to cover the full course costs
  • Direct debit option: student will enter into a payment plan with Debit Success. After paying an enrollment fee students will pay weekly installments using a debit or credit card.
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