Certificate III in Animal Studies - ACM30117

Gordon Institute of TAFE

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00011G

This qualification is part of the Animal Care and Management Training Package. It is for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.


12 units: 7 core: 5 elective


  • Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
  • Provide enrichment for animals
  • Contribute to team effectiveness
  • Complete animal care hygiene routines
  • Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
  • Provide basic care of domestic dogs
  • Carry out simple breeding procedures
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Provide basic care of mammals
  • Provide basic care of amphibians
  • Provide reception services for an animal care facility
  • Provide basic care of marine fish
  • Provide basic care of marine invertebrates
  • Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
  • Provide basic care of birds
  • Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
  • Organise workplace information
  • Provide first aid
  • Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles
  • Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
  • Participate in workplace communications
  • Provide basic care of common native mammals
  • Provide basic care of domestic cats
  • Provide basic care of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates
  • Care for young animals
  • Provide basic care of freshwater fish

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Werribee Campus International: $6,811 No
  • Part-time : 1 year
East Geelong No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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