Certificate II in Animal Studies


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Certificate II
4 Months Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Do you enjoy working with animals, or are you passionate about starting a career in animal care?

If you answered “yes” – then ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies might be just the course for you!

Studying animal care at TasTAFE could see you working in wildlife parks, veterinary clinics or even mainland zoos.

In this course, you will learn about skills and knowledge required for work in the Animal Care and Management industry, including:
general animal care including the provision of food, water, shelter and cleaning for a range of animals
safe handling of injured nature wildlife
researching and providing information on animal products and services such as enclosure design, species specific diet charts and common health issues
the opportunity to go on work placement at a variety of animal industry businesses including native animal parks, veterinary clinics animal welfare centres
grounds and enclosure maintenance
behind the scenes excursions to animal industry locations

This qualification is part of the Animal Care and Management Training Package. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification the learner should seek to gain a period of work placement or work experience in an animal care environment and/or workplace.

Employment opportunities include an entry point into industry in the following areas:

Veterinary Nursing
Zoo or Native Animal Park
The Companion Animal...

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