Qualification details

ACM40110 - Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 09/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced11/Nov/2010

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RUV40104 - Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation 10/Nov/2010

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
ACMACR401A - Comply with animal control and regulation requirementsComply with animal control and regulation requirements N/A
ACMACR402A - Assess and impound animalsAssess and impound animals N/A
ACMACR403A - Identify and respond to animal behaviourIdentify and respond to animal behaviour N/A
ACMACR404A - Manage conflict situations in an animal control and regulation environmentManage conflict situations in an animal control and regulation environment N/A
ACMACR405A - Euthanase sick, injured or unwanted pound animalsEuthanase sick, injured or unwanted pound animals N/A
ACMACR406A - Carry out pound proceduresCarry out pound procedures N/A
ACMACR407A - Conduct community awareness programsConduct community awareness programs N/A
ACMACR408A - Coordinate seizure of animalsCoordinate seizure of animals N/A
ACMACR409A - Prepare and present animal control and regulation casePrepare and present animal control and regulation case N/A
ACMOHS401A - Maintain occupational health and safety processesMaintain occupational health and safety processes N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361199 Animal Attendants And Trainers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6399-15 Animal Attendant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361199 Animal Attendants And Trainers Nec 11/Nov/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6399-15 Animal Attendant 11/Nov/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 11/Nov/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 11/Nov/2010 
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Modification History

Updated imported Units:

  • RTD2101A replaced with AHCVPT306A
  • RTD4402A replaced with AHCPMG401A
  • RTD4406A replaced with AHCPMG405A

Description

This qualification is the industry qualification for persons undertaking animal control and regulatory functions. Animal control and regulation (also known as urban animal management) is a function provided by local and state/territory governments. It provides a community management service comprising four elements - regulation, education, information and infrastructure. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to an animal control and regulation workplace through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks.

Job roles 

The job role that this qualification describes is an animal management officer undertaking animal control and regulatory functions.

Pathways Information

Pathways  into the qualification 

Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • direct entry
  • after achieving ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies
  • after achieving ACM30110 Certificate III in Animal Studies
  • vocational training and/or work experience across a range of work settings.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Pathways  from the qualification 

After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake higher level study for further pathway advancement. These pathways may include undertaking Diploma qualifications from the LGA04 Local Government Training Package and/or graduate level study.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, an individual unit of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements
  • complete workplace documentation and records
  • communicate with all team members in a professional manner
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate documentation, communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with internal and external clients
  • develop work instructions, specifications and procedures
  • use a range of communication technologies to support work operations.

Teamwork

  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • liaise with and provide support to other team members
  • demonstrate leadership skills
  • identify and manage performance required to meet internal and external customer needs in own work and teamwork
  • maintain organisational processes and provide problem solving support to others.

Problem solving

  • investigate problem causes
  • identify, rectify or report potential and actual problems associated with work operations
  • identify factors which may affect the service to be provided
  • use material and operational knowledge to solve problems
  • use numeracy skills to solve problems
  • identify hazards and suggest control measures
  • monitor animal welfare and safety practices in the workplace.

Initiative and enterprise

  • assist in the implementation of continuous improvement processes
  • gather and analyse feedback on products, procedures and services
  • determine and act on situations requiring further information or problem solving
  • provide leadership in the workplace.

Planning and organising

  • access, interpret and apply technical information
  • analyse data and information to determine implications for work operations
  • participate in continuous improvement and planning processes
  • identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures
  • demonstrate time management skills
  • source and prepare materials and resources and ensure availability to support work operations
  • schedule and sequence work to maximise safety and productivity.

Self-management

  • interpret and apply relevant Acts and regulations
  • keep the work area clean and hygienic at all times
  • monitor own work and work of team and identify and act on any quality issues
  • manage own time to meet deadlines
  • implement and monitor workplace procedures and instructions.

Learning

  • assess work data and information to identify areas for improved performance
  • be supportive, assertive and use interpersonal skills to encourage workplace learning
  • identify own training needs and seek skill development if required
  • implement learning activities as appropriate to ensure achievement of specified work requirements
  • gather feedback on own work to assess effectiveness in meeting objectives and integrate information into own practice.

Technology

  • use computer software applications effectively
  • work with machines and workplace technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • help others use technology efficiently and safely
  • ensure readiness, operational efficiency and safety of workplace technology.

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

A total of fourteen  (14 ) units  of competency must be achieved as specified below.

  • Complete nine  (9 ) CORE units
  • Complete five  (5 ) ELECTIVE units.

CORE : Complete the following nine  (9 ) units 

ACMACR401A

Comply with animal control and regulation requirements

ACMACR402A

Assess and impound animals

ACMACR403A

Identify and respond to animal behaviour

ACMACR404A

Manage conflict situations within an animal control and regulation environment

ACMACR406A

Carry out pound procedures

ACMACR409A

Prepare and present animal control and regulation case

ACMOHS401A

Maintain occupational health and safety processes

PSPREG404C

Investigate non-compliance

PSPREG405B

Act on non-compliance

ELECTIVE : Complete five  (5 ) elective units .

Of these units at least three  (3 ) units must be selected from the units listed below and two  (2 ) additional units may be selected from within ACM10 or from any other national endorsed Training Package or accredited course . Units selected must be aligned to Certificate III, IV or Diploma and be relevant to work undertaken in the animal control and regulation sector.

ACMACR405A

Euthanase sick, injured or unwanted pound animals

ACMACR407A

Conduct community awareness programs

ACMACR408A

Coordinate seizure of animals

ACMSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBINM301A

Organise workplace information

LGAEHRR304B

Operate council pound facilities

LGAPLEM405C

Provide assistance in carrying out building inspections

PSPGOV404B

Develop and implement work unit plans

PSPPM401B

Design simple projects

AHCVPT306A

Apply animal trapping techniques

AHCPMG401A

Define the pest problem in a local area

AHCPMG405A

Implement pest management action plans

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