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Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Code: ACM30122

Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Methods of delivery

Qualification level

Certificate III

Training options

General Training
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
School-based Apprenticeship / Traineeship
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a broad range of roles in animal care facilities and services, including boarding/day care, breeding, shelters/holding centres, pet grooming, pet sitting and other animal businesses.

Individuals in these roles perform a range of animal care tasks under broad direction which involve discretion and judgement in handling animals, selecting and operating tools and equipment, coordinating resources and problem solving. They are required to take responsibility for their own work including, carrying out assigned tasks, compliance with animal welfare, organising processes, solving problems and working to schedules.

The qualification allows for specialisation in:
Animal Care
Pet Grooming
Customer Service.
This qualification is suitable to be undertaken as an apprenticeship or traineeship pathway.