ACM30122

Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Certificate III in Animal Care Services

If you've always dreamed of a career based on working with animals, then this ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy offers an excellent foundational platform for those seeking to launch their careers in the animal care and pet industry.

The objective of this certification is to prepare students for their prospective roles within diverse sectors of the animal care and management industry, including but not limited to pet stores, animal shelters, boarding kennels and catteries, grooming facilities, animal sanctuaries, and veterinary practices.

The curriculum of this course provides a comprehensive introduction to the animal care industry while emphasizing the importance of carrying out animal care duties in a manner that upholds ethical and humane standards. It encompasses training in key areas such as implementing animal hygiene practices, ensuring proper feeding and hydration of animals, providing elementary first aid, and assisting with general animal health care. In addition, the course is designed to build crucial professional competencies including effective intra-workplace communication, adherence to workplace health and safety protocols, and the promotion of environmentally sustainable practices within the work setting. Completion of this course will ensure students are not only skilled in providing quality animal care, but also well-versed in maintaining a safe, communicative, and sustainable workplace environment.

This course is available online with work placement. Work placement can be done either at an approved location of your choice, or at the Pet Stylist Academy on the Gold Coast.

ACM30122 Pet Stylist Academy Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III
  • 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:
    QLD
  • Career Outcomes:
    Animal Attendant | Pet Groomer | Animal Hospital Assistant | Animal Care Attendant | Animal Carer | View All

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Course Rundown

If you’ve always dreamed of a career based on working with animals, then this ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy offers an excellent foundational platform for those seeking to launch their careers in the animal care and pet industry.

The objective of this certification is to prepare students for their prospective roles within diverse sectors of the animal care and management industry, including but not limited to pet stores, animal shelters, boarding kennels and catteries, grooming facilities, animal sanctuaries, and veterinary practices.

The curriculum of this course provides a comprehensive introduction to the animal care industry while emphasizing the importance of carrying out animal care duties in a manner that upholds ethical and humane standards. It encompasses training in key areas such as implementing animal hygiene practices, ensuring proper feeding and hydration of animals, providing elementary first aid, and assisting with general animal health care. In addition, the course is designed to build crucial professional competencies including effective intra-workplace communication, adherence to workplace health and safety protocols, and the promotion of environmentally sustainable practices within the work setting. Completion of this course will ensure students are not only skilled in providing quality animal care, but also well-versed in maintaining a safe, communicative, and sustainable workplace environment.

This course is available online with work placement. Work placement can be done either at an approved location of your choice, or at the Pet Stylist Academy on the Gold Coast.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, students should:

  • Be at least 16 years old;
  • Have completed Year 10 or equivalent;
  • Have access to a computer, laptop or tablet with internet access and email address;
  • Have proficiency in speaking and writing in English;
  • Physically capable of restraining animals, handling animal feed and standing for extended periods of time.

While completing the ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy, you may study the following subjects:

  • ACMBEH301 - Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals
    ACMGEN315 - Communicate effectively with clients and team members
    ACMGEN303 - Assess welfare status of an animal
    ACMGEN304 - Promote positive wellbeing for self and others in animal care workplaces
    ACMGEN309 - Provide basic animal first aid
    ACMINF301 - Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
    ACMWHS301 - Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
    ACMGRM201 - Bath, dry and brush domestic dogs
    ACMSPE316 - Provide general care of domestic dogs
    ACMGEN310 - Provide reception services for an animal care facility
    ACMBEH302 - Provide enrichment for animals
    ACMGEN311 - Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
    BSBCMM211 - Apply Communication Skills
    ACMGEN314 - Identify animal anatomy and physiology for animal care work
    ACMSPE317 - Provide general care of domestic cats
    ACMGEN205 - Source And Provide Information for animal care needs
    BSBOPS304 - Deliver and Monitor a Service to Customers

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.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

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Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will be awarded a nationally recognised ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy. You will have all the skills and knowledge required to start working in a range of roles in pet shops, animal shelters and pet grooming businesses, or you can choose to start your own animal care business.

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 $5,500.

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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