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Certificate III in Pet Grooming

National ID: ACM30617 | State ID: BDM7

Enjoy a well-groomed career

This course will provide you with comprehensive training in all aspects of pet grooming services and qualifies you to work under supervision in a pet grooming establishment.

Gain these skills:

  • salon reception and housekeeping duties
  • bathing, brushing, trimming and other grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases cats
  • patience and genuine empathy for animals
  • customer service skills
  • cleanliness and professionalism.

This course builds a strong foundation for future employment in any facility offering pet grooming services including, mobile or shop front salons, veterinary clinics, boarding kennels and pet retail outlets. 

Applicants must have empathy for animals and possess the communication skills and physical ability to successfully perform work placement in the pet grooming industry.

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:

Pet Groomer

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters 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

Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

National ID: ACM30417 | State ID: BDM6

Are you looking for a career talking to the animals?

When you complete the Certificate III in Companion Animal Services you will have what employers are looking for as a kennel attendant, cattery attendant, or animal care receptionist.

Gain these skills:

  • work effectively with companion animals
  • monitor and maintain companion animal health, nutrition & wellbeing
  • animal first aid
  • grooming
  • workplace safety and health

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:

Kennel attendant or Animal attendant.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Pet Grooming, Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Bentley

Murdoch

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

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

Bentley

Mandurah

Murdoch

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

Wine Industry Operations

This course will give you practical skills in wine grape growing, bottling and packaging, cellar door sales, cellar operations and warehousing. The course is offered in the purpose built facilities in the internationally acclaimed Margaret River wine region.

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Veterinary Nursing

Veterinary nurses work as a part of a veterinary team providing expert nursing care for sick or injured animals. Veterinary nurses also play a large role in educating pet owners in how to care for their pets. Training pathways involve a significant practical element to ensure students graduate ready to enter and actively contribute to the workplace.

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Laboratory Operations

Studying laboratory operations can lead you to work in a range of dynamic industries including biomedical, pharmaceuticals, mining, agriculture, petroleum, pathology, environmental, forensics, food, chemical or cosmetic. Whether you choose to focus on biotechnology or medical science, there is an exciting career ahead for graduates.

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Horticulture and Conservation

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens and turf management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the fields of natural resource management, land management, minesite rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more.

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Forest Growing

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping, plus parks and gardens and turf management. Conservation and land management is about the future as much as it is about the present. Develop skills in the fields of natural resource management, land management, minesite rehabilitation, developing and leading teams to implement conservation and land management strategies and more.

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Equine

Care for and handle horses and maintain stables, studs and agistment centres, learn skills in stable management, transporting horses, basic riding, grooming, hoof care, horse health and handling, gear and rugging, race day procedures and breeding. Learn to ride or drive and handle horses during trackwork, race meetings and trials in either the thoroughbred or harness racing industries. Also learn about the principles of sports science relevant to jockeys and how to participate in media interviews, race protests, inquiries and appeals.

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Environmental Science

An environmental science qualification will prepare you for work not only locally, but internationally as well. You wil build an underlying knowledge of plant and animal identification, environmental chemistry and geology. You will work with industry and community based organisations in the field of conservation, and ensure sustainable landscapes.

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