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Certificate II in Animal Studies

Career Area:Animal & Equine Studies National Code:ACM20110
Certificate II in Animal StudiesThis course is for people wanting to gain experience in working with animals. It is an entry point into the animal care industry and prepares you for job roles such as an animal attendant in a kennel, cattery, animal shelter or pet shop.

The course enables you to develop 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.

Whilst undertaking this course it is highly recommended that you seek to gain a period of work experience in an animal care workplace. This will allow you to practise what you have learnt and experience what it is like to work with others in an animal care facility.

By completing the course, you will be able to catch and handle a range of animals, feed and water animals, complete animal care hygiene routines, assist in the health care of animals and communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues.

Pathways from this course include higher level qualifications in animal studies animal technology, captive animals, companion animal services and veterinary nursing.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualifiation.

Pathways into the qualification
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Pathways for candidates considering this qualification inlude:

- direct entry, including VET in Schools
- after achieving ACM10110 Certificate I in Animal Studies
- limited vocational training and/or work experience

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

It is recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner have
access to an animal care workplace.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Career Pathways

Animal attendant, animal carer.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Gosford Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Important Information
Various
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please click “Enquire Now” to make an enquiry and we will be in contact shortly.

Students are also required to attend the following enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Time: 4.00pm
Location: Gosford Campus, Building C, Level 3, Room 6 (C.3.6)
Or
Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Time: 10.00am
Location: Gosford Campus, Building C, Level 3, Room 6 (C.3.6)

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:
- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition such as documentation supporting a Rehabilitation Plan

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available under the Students tab on this website.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

16GOS-999

Days and times of attendance are advised at enrolment. Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,110.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,330.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Other Information

This course has a strong emphasis on the practical skills relating to working with animals so students will be required to attend programed excursions and practical skills sessions to successfully meet competency.

Students are required to comply with WH&S and animal ethics legislative requirements while participating in this course.

Enquire Now
Gosford Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please click “Enquire Now” to make an enquiry and we will be in contact shortly.

Students are also required to attend the following enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Time: 4.00pm
Location: Gosford Campus, Building C, Level 3, Room 6 (C.3.6)
Or
Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Time: 10.00am
Location: Gosford Campus, Building C, Level 3, Room 6 (C.3.6)

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:
- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition such as documentation supporting a Rehabilitation Plan

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available under the Students tab on this website.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.
Proposed Timetable: Days and times of attendance are advised at enrolment.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,110.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,330.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Important Information: Other Information

This course has a strong emphasis on the practical skills relating to working with animals so students will be required to attend programed excursions and practical skills sessions to successfully meet competency.

Students are required to comply with WH&S and animal ethics legislative requirements while participating in this course.

Kurri Kurri Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Important Information
Various
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please click “Enquire Now” to make an enquiry and we will be in contact shortly.

Students are also required to attend one of the following enrolment sessions to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Monday, 6 June 2016
Time: 10.00am
Location: Kurri Kurri Campus, Building AA.
or
Date: Thursday, 9 June 2016
Time: 4.00pm.
Location: Kurri Kurri Campus, Building AA.

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:
- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition such as documentation supporting a Rehabilitation Plan.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available under the Students tab on this website.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

16KUR-999

Days and times of attendance are advised at enrolment. Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,110.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,330.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Other Information

This course has a strong emphasis on the practical skills relating to working with animals so students will be required to attend programed excursions and practical skills sessions to successfully meet competency.

Students are required to comply with WH&S and animal ethics legislative requirements while participating in this course.

Enquire Now
Kurri Kurri Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please click “Enquire Now” to make an enquiry and we will be in contact shortly.

Students are also required to attend one of the following enrolment sessions to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Monday, 6 June 2016
Time: 10.00am
Location: Kurri Kurri Campus, Building AA.
or
Date: Thursday, 9 June 2016
Time: 4.00pm.
Location: Kurri Kurri Campus, Building AA.

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:
- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition such as documentation supporting a Rehabilitation Plan.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available under the Students tab on this website.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.
Proposed Timetable: Days and times of attendance are advised at enrolment.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,110.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,330.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Important Information: Other Information

This course has a strong emphasis on the practical skills relating to working with animals so students will be required to attend programed excursions and practical skills sessions to successfully meet competency.

Students are required to comply with WH&S and animal ethics legislative requirements while participating in this course.

Muswellbrook Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Important Information
Various
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please click “Enquire Now” to make an enquiry and we will be in contact shortly.

Students are also required to attend the following enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Thursday, 16 June 2016
Time: 10.00am
Location: Muswellbrook Campus, Building C, Ground Floor, Room 7 (C.G.7)

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:

- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition such as documentation supporting a Rehabilitation Plan.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available under the Students tab on this website.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

16MUS-999

Days and times of attendance are advised at enrolment. Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,110.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,330.00

The 2016 Traineeship Fee is $1,000.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Other Information

This course has a strong emphasis on the practical skills relating to working with animals so students will be required to attend programed excursions and practical skills sessions to successfully meet competency.

Students are required to comply with WH&S and animal ethics legislative requirements while participating in this course.

Enquire Now
Muswellbrook Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please click “Enquire Now” to make an enquiry and we will be in contact shortly.

Students are also required to attend the following enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Thursday, 16 June 2016
Time: 10.00am
Location: Muswellbrook Campus, Building C, Ground Floor, Room 7 (C.G.7)

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:

- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition such as documentation supporting a Rehabilitation Plan.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available under the Students tab on this website.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.
Proposed Timetable: Days and times of attendance are advised at enrolment.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,110.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,330.00

The 2016 Traineeship Fee is $1,000.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $160.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Important Information: Other Information

This course has a strong emphasis on the practical skills relating to working with animals so students will be required to attend programed excursions and practical skills sessions to successfully meet competency.

Students are required to comply with WH&S and animal ethics legislative requirements while participating in this course.