^

 
 

Qualification details

ACM30217 - Certificate III in Animal Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACM30210 - Certificate III in Animal TechnologyUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 28/Nov/2017
Is superseded by ACM30219 - Certificate III in Animal TechnologyChanges to packaging rules and core units. ACMWHS201 changed to ACMWHS301. Imported unit codes updated. 09/Sep/2019

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


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
MSL922001 - Record and present dataRecord and present dataElective
MSL973001 - Perform basic testsPerform basic testsElective
ACMGAS303 - Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animalsPlan for and provide nutritional requirements for animalsCore
ACMGAS302 - Provide enrichment for animalsProvide enrichment for animalsCore
ACMATE303 - Prepare for and monitor anaesthesia in animalsPrepare for and monitor anaesthesia in animalsCore
MSL973007 - Perform microscopic examinationPerform microscopic examinationElective
AHCMOM305 - Operate specialised machinery and equipmentOperate specialised machinery and equipmentElective
MSL973008 - Perform histological proceduresPerform histological proceduresElective
ACMSPE304 - Provide basic care of domestic dogsProvide basic care of domestic dogsElective
ACMATE302 - Carry out institution containment and exclusion proceduresCarry out institution containment and exclusion proceduresCore
Items per page 10 | 20 | 50 | 100
Displaying items 1 - 10 of 33

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 Technician 

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 
The content being displayed has been produced by a third party, while all attempts have been made to make this content as accessible as possible it cannot be guaranteed. If you are encountering issues following the content on this page please consider downloading the content in its original form

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 the industry qualification for persons operating at a junior or assistant level and undertaking animal technology functions within a biomedical research or production environment.

Job roles covered by this qualification include:

  • Animal technician
  • Laboratory animal technician
  • Technical officer
  • Field technician

Regulatory compliance with the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes applies to some units of competency. In addition, individual units 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:

  • 18 units of competency:
  • 12 core units plus
  • 6 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 6 from the electives listed below
  • up to 6 from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units 

ACMATE301

Work within an animal technology facility

ACMATE302

Carry out institution containment and exclusion procedures

ACMATE303

Prepare for and monitor anaesthesia in animals

ACMATE304

Conduct non-surgical procedures on animals

ACMGAS301

Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing

ACMGAS302

Provide enrichment for animals

ACMGAS303

Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals

ACMGAS304

Carry out simple breeding procedures

ACMSPE312

Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits

ACMSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ACMWHS201

Participate in workplace health and safety processes

MSL973004

Perform aseptic techniques

Elective Units 

ACMATE305

Conduct euthanasia of research animals

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

ACMVET203

Assist with surgery preparation

AHCMOM305

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

MSL922001

Record and present data

MSL933001

Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

MSL973001

Perform basic tests

MSL973002

Prepare working solutions

MSL973007

Perform microscopic examination

MSL973008

Perform histological procedures

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACM30217 Certificate III in Animal Technology

ACM30210 Certificate III in Animal Technology

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