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Qualification details

ACM40117 - Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes ACM40110 - Certificate IV in Animal Control and RegulationUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Change to core units. 28/Nov/2017

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 10/Sep/2019
(View details for release 1) 29/Nov/2017


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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ACMACR401 - Comply with animal control and regulation requirementsComply with animal control and regulation requirements Core
ACMACR402 - Assess and impound animalsAssess and impound animals Core
ACMACR403 - Identify and respond to animal behaviourIdentify and respond to animal behaviour Core
ACMACR404 - Manage conflict situations in an animal control and regulation environmentManage conflict situations in an animal control and regulation environment Core
ACMACR405 - Assist with the euthanasia of sick, injured or unwanted pound animalsAssist with the euthanasia of sick, injured or unwanted pound animals Elective
ACMACR406 - Carry out pound proceduresCarry out pound procedures Core
ACMACR407 - Conduct community awareness programsConduct community awareness programs Elective
ACMACR408 - Coordinate seizure of animalsCoordinate seizure of animals Elective
ACMACR409 - Prepare and present animal control and regulation casePrepare and present animal control and regulation case Core
ACMAIM201 - Contribute to safety at incidents involving large animalsContribute to safety at incidents involving large animals Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 599599 Inspectors And Regulatory Officers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Animal Care and Management,Local Government Regulation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Animal Control Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 599599 Inspectors And Regulatory Officers Nec 14/Feb/2018 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 14/Feb/2018 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 29/Nov/2017 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Version 3.0.

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 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.

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

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 authority.

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:
  • 11 core units plus
  • 5 elective units.

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

  • 3 from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units

ACMACR401

Comply with animal control and regulation requirements

ACMACR402

Assess and impound animals

ACMACR403

Identify and respond to animal behaviour

ACMACR404

Manage conflict situations in an animal control and regulation environment

ACMACR406

Carry out pound procedures

ACMACR409

Prepare and present animal control and regulation case

ACMWHS401

Maintain workplace health and safety processes

PSPINV001

Plan and initiate an investigation

PSPINV002

Conduct an investigation

PSPINV003

Finalise an investigation

PSPREG008

Act on non-compliance

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.

ACMACR405

Assist with the euthanasia of sick, injured or unwanted pound animals

ACMACR407

Conduct community awareness programs

ACMACR408

Coordinate seizure of animals

ACMAIM201

Contribute to safety at incidents involving large animals

ACMAIM202*

Participate in an incident involving large animals

ACMSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCPMG307

Apply animal trapping techniques

AHCPMG409

Implement a pest management plan

AHCPMG413

Define the pest problem

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

LGAEHRR304B

Operate council pound facilities

LGAPLEM405C

Provide assistance in carrying out building inspections

PSPGEN025

Develop and implement work unit plans

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

ACMAIM202* Participate in an incident involving large animals

ACMAIM201 Contribute to safety at incidents involving large animals

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

ACM40117 Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation Release 2

ACM40117 Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation Release 1

Addition of new electives to address large animal incidents

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