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Qualification details

ACM10117 - Certificate I in Animal Studies (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACM10110 - Certificate I in Animal StudiesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 28/Nov/2017

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 29/Nov/2017


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361199 Animal Attendants And Trainers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Companion Animal Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Animal Attendant,Animal Attendant (Animal Shelter),Animal Attendant (Veterinary Clinic) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361199 Animal Attendants And Trainers Nec 29/Nov/2017 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 29/Nov/2017 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 29/Nov/2017 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version released with ACM Animal Care and Management Training Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by a cross-section of animal care and management enterprises such as assistant animal care worker, assistant animal shelter attendant, assistant kennel hand and assistant cattery attendant.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, an individual unit of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 7 units of competency:
  • 5 core units plus
  • 2 elective units.

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • 2 units from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package or from any other currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units 

ACMGAS101

Investigate job opportunities in animal care and related industries

ACMGAS102

Catch and handle a range of quiet animals

ACMGAS103

Assist in the care of animals

ACMGAS202

Participate in workplace communications

ACMWHS201

Participate in workplace health and safety processes

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACM10117 Certificate I in Animal Studies

ACM10110 Certificate I in Animal Studies

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b75f4b23-54c9-4cc9-a5db-d3502d154103