Qualification details

ACM30117 - Certificate III in Animal Studies (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 29/Nov/2017

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACM30110 - Certificate III in Animal StudiesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 28/Nov/2017


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
ACMCAN311 - Care for young animalsCare for young animals Elective
ACMGAS202 - Participate in workplace communicationsParticipate in workplace communications Core
ACMGAS203 - Complete animal care hygiene routinesComplete animal care hygiene routines Core
ACMGAS207 - Provide reception services for an animal care facilityProvide reception services for an animal care facility Elective
ACMGAS301 - Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeingMaintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing Core
ACMGAS302 - Provide enrichment for animalsProvide enrichment for animals Elective
ACMGAS303 - Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animalsPlan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals Core
ACMGAS304 - Carry out simple breeding proceduresCarry out simple breeding procedures Elective
ACMINF301 - Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care workComply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work Core
ACMSPE301 - Provide basic care of amphibiansProvide basic care of amphibians Elective
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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 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Animal Care and Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Animal Health Officer (Indigenous Communities),Animal Care Receptionist,Animal Control and Regulation Assistant 

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 514 Certificate III 29/Nov/2017 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

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

Qualification Description

This qualification is a general industry qualification for persons operating at an assistant level and undertaking animal care functions in an animal care workplace.

Job roles covered by this qualification may include:

  • Animal care receptionist and support officer
  • Animal control and regulation assistant
  • Animal health officer on indigenous communities
  • Animal shelter assistant
  • Assistant animal welfare officer

No 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:

  • 12 units of competency:
  • 7 core units plus
  • 5 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:

  • up to 5 from the electives listed below
  • up to 5 from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units 

ACMGAS202

Participate in workplace communications

ACMGAS203

Complete animal care hygiene routines

ACMGAS301

Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing

ACMGAS303

Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals

ACMINF301

Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work

ACMSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ACMWHS301

Contribute to workplace health and safety processes

Elective Units 

ACMCAN311

Care for young animals

ACMGAS207

Provide reception services for an animal care facility

ACMGAS302

Provide enrichment for animals

ACMGAS304

Carry out simple breeding procedures

ACMSPE301

Provide basic care of amphibians

ACMSPE302

Provide basic care of birds

ACMSPE303

Provide basic care of common native mammals

ACMSPE304

Provide basic care of domestic dogs

ACMSPE305

Provide basic care of domestic cats

ACMSPE306

Provide basic care of marine fish

ACMSPE307

Provide basic care of freshwater fish

ACMSPE308

Provide basic care of marine invertebrates

ACMSPE309

Provide basic care of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates

ACMSPE310

Provide basic care of mammals

ACMSPE311

Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles

ACMSPE312

Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies

ACM30110 Certificate III in Animal Studies

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent qualification

Links

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

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