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ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies

National ID: ACM20117 | State ID: BDN2

Are you barking mad for animals?

Do you want to gain experience working with animals? This course is an entry point into the animal care industry and prepares you for job roles such as an animal attendant in a kennelcattery, animalshelter, or pet shop.

Gain these skills

The course provides the skills and knowledge required for the care and maintenance of animals in a variety of workplaces. You will learn about the animal care industry and careers available in its many sectors. We will provide you with access to practical experience with animals throughout the course.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2022. This means that students starting in 2022 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Animal care attendant l Trainer l Pet grooming l Pet exerciser l Animal shelter attendant
Cattery l Boarding kennel operator l Pet shop attendant

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Animal Studies, Certificate III in Pet Grooming, Certificate III in Companion Animal Services, Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website




Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bentley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated October 18, 2021