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Qualification details

ACM30617 - Certificate III in Pet Grooming (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACM30612 - Certificate III in Pet GroomingUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages One unit removed from qualification and two units transferred from core to electives Changes to packaging rules Updated imported units in electives 28/Nov/2017

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


Units of competency

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SITXCCS007 - Enhance customer service experiencesEnhance customer service experiencesElective
ACMGRM406 - Carry out breed standard styling on dog breed groupsCarry out breed standard styling on dog breed groupsElective
SIRRMER001 - Produce visual merchandise displaysProduce visual merchandise displaysElective
ACMGAS302 - Provide enrichment for animalsProvide enrichment for animalsElective
SIRRRTF001 - Balance and secure point-of-sale terminalBalance and secure point-of-sale terminalElective
SIRXSLS002 - Follow point-of-sale proceduresFollow point-of-sale proceduresElective
ACMCAS307 - Provide companion animal hydro-bathing servicesProvide companion animal hydro-bathing servicesCore
ACMGAS203 - Complete animal care hygiene routinesComplete animal care hygiene routinesCore
ACMWHS301 - Contribute to workplace health and safety processes Contribute to workplace health and safety processes Core
ACMCAS306 - Provide grooming services for companion animal comfortProvide grooming services for companion animal comfortCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361113 Pet Groomer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Animal Care and Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Assistant Animal Groomer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361113 Pet Groomer 29/Nov/2017 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 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 for persons operating within an organisation that provides professional pet grooming services. A pet grooming attendant undertakes salon reception and housekeeping duties as well as bathing, brushing, trimming and other basic grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases cats. The duties require patience and a genuine empathy for animals, excellent customer service skills as well as high standards of cleanliness and professionalism.

Job roles covered by this qualification may include:

  • assistant grooming attendant
  • stylist assistant
  • trainee groomers.

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:

  • 16 units of competency:
  • 8 core units plus
  • 8 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 8 from the electives listed below
  • up to 8 from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

ACMCAS306

Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort

ACMCAS307

Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services

ACMGAS203

Complete animal care hygiene routines

ACMGAS206

Provide basic first aid for animals

ACMGRM301*

Perform dog grooms on different coat types

ACMGRM302*

Perform a cross breed clip

ACMINF301

Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work

ACMWHS301

Contribute to workplace health and safety processes

Elective Units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

ACMCAS301

Work effectively in the companion animal industry

ACMCAS304

Capture, handle and transport companion animals

ACMGAS207

Provide reception services for an animal care facility

ACMGAS209

Provide information on companion animals, products and services

ACMGAS301

Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing

ACMGAS302

Provide enrichment for animals

ACMGAS306

Assist with conditioning animals

ACMGRM404*

Provide creative styling for dogs

ACMGRM405*

Carry out styling on cats of different breeds and coat type

ACMGRM406*

Carry out breed standard styling on breed groups

ACMSPE304

Provide basic care of domestic dogs

ACMSPE305

Provide basic care of domestic cats

ACMSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

SIRRRTF001

Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

SIRRMER001

Produce visual merchandise displays

SIRXSLS002

Follow point-of-sale procedures

SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

Prerequisite requirements 

Note: Units listed in the Prerequisite requirement column that have their own prerequisite requirements are shown with an asterisk (*)

Unit of competency 

Prerequisite requirement 

ACMGRM301 Perform dog grooms on different coat types

ACMCAS306 Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort

ACMCAS307 Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services

ACMGRM302 Perform a cross breed clip

ACMCAS306 Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort

ACMCAS307 Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services

ACMGRM301 Perform dog grooms on different coat types*

ACMGRM404 Provide creative styling for dogs

ACMCAS306 Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort

ACMCAS307 Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services

ACMGRM301 Perform dog grooms on different coat types*

ACMGRM405 Carry out styling on cats of different breed and coat type

ACMCAS306 Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort

ACMCAS307 Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services

ACMSPE305 Provide basic care of domestic cats

ACMGRM406 Carry out breed standard styling on breed groups

ACMCAS306 Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort

ACMCAS307 Provide companion animal hydro-bathing services

ACMGRM301 Perform dog grooms on different coat types*

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACM30617 Certificate III in Pet Grooming

ACM30612 Certificate III in Pet Grooming

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

One unit removed from qualification and two units transferred from core to electives

Changes to packaging rules

Updated imported units in electives

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