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Qualification details

ACM40121 - Certificate IV in Animal Regulation and Management (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes ACM40117 - Certificate IV in Animal Control and RegulationTitle changed. Changes to packaging rules, core and elective units 12/Apr/2021

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 13/Apr/2021


Units of competency

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PSPINV002 - Conduct an investigationConduct an investigationElective
ACMBEH301 - Identify behaviours and interact safely with animalsIdentify behaviours and interact safely with animalsElective
PSPREG011 - Give evidenceGive evidenceElective
ACMGEN309 - Provide basic animal first aidProvide basic animal first aidElective
TAEDEL401 - Plan, organise and deliver group-based learningPlan, organise and deliver group-based learningElective
ACMBEH407 - Conduct animal behavioural assessmentsConduct animal behavioural assessmentsElective
ACMARM408 - Coordinate seizure of animalsCoordinate seizure of animalsElective
ACMSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
ACMARM404 - Manage conflict situations in an animal regulation and management environmentManage conflict situations in an animal regulation and management environmentCore
ACMGEN304 - Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplacesPromote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplacesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Animal Regulation and Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Animal Regulation and Management - Holding Facility Manager,Animal Regulation and Management Officer - General,Animal Regulation and Management - Community Education Officer,Animal Regulation and Management - Rural and Remote Community Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 13/Apr/2021 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Version 4.0. 

Qualification Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for individuals undertaking animal regulatory and management functions. Animal regulation and management is a function provided by local and state/territory governments to protect the safety and amenity of communities by administering domestic animal legislation, and by community education and engagement.

Individuals are required to apply specialist knowledge and skills and may undertake roles in one or more of the following:

  • animal management
  • investigations
  • animal holding facility/shelter
  • animal management education
  • rural and remote community work. 

Some animal control functions administered by state/territory and local governments require licensing or authorisation. Legislative requirements vary across jurisdictions and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority for current requirements.

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:
  • 7 core units plus
  • 9 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:

  • at least 7 from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 from the electives listed below, or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

At least 6 of the 9 electives must be coded with an AQF indicator above level 3 or reflect outcomes above AQF level 3.

Core Units

ACMARM401

Administer animal management and regulatory requirements 

ACMARM402

Assess and impound animals 

ACMARM403

Identify and respond to animal behaviour in animal management and regulation environment 

ACMARM404

Manage conflict situations in an animal regulation and management environment 

ACMWHS301

Contribute to workplace health and safety processes

PSPCRT007

Compile and use official notes

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.

Group A Investigations

ACMARM408

Coordinate seizure of animals

PSPINV001

Plan and initiate an investigation

PSPINV002 

Conduct an investigation 

PSPINV003 

Finalise an investigation 

PSPREG006

Produce formal record of interview

PSPREG010

Prepare a brief of evidence

PSPREG011

Give evidence 

PSPREG012

Gather information through interviews 

PSPREG013

Undertake inspections and monitoring 

Group B Animal holding facilities/shelters 

ACMARM405 

Assist with the euthanasia of animals 

ACMARM406 

Carry out animal holding facility procedures 

ACMBEH407

Conduct animal behavioural assessments

ACMGEN303

Assess the welfare status of an animal

ACMGEN309

Provide basic animal first aid

ACMGEN311

Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing

ACMINF301

Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work

ACMINF401

Oversee site biosecurity and infection controls working with animals

ACMMIC401

Implant microchip in cats and dogs

ACMSPE316

Provide general care of domestic dogs

ACMSPE317

Provide general care of domestic cats

Group C Animal management education

ACMARM407 

Conduct community education programs 

ACMARM410

Develop and implement animal management initiatives

ACMBEH405

Provide individual advice on animal behaviour management and training

ACMGEN305

Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care

ACMVET411

Prepare, deliver and review animal care education programs

SITXEBS001

Use social media in a business

TAEDEL401

Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

Group D Rural and remote communities

ACMARM301

Support veterinary activities in remote communities

ACMARM407 

Conduct community awareness programs 

ACMARM409

Plan and monitor remote community animal management activities

ACMARM410

Develop and implement animal management initiatives

ACMINF304

Promote environmental health and safety for companion animals in remote communities 

HLTPOP032

Monitor and maintain dog health in the community

Group E General electives

ACMAIM401

Coordinate large animal movement and evacuation 

ACMAIM402

Develop a large animal incident response plan for an organisation

ACMBEH301

Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals

ACMGEN304

Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplaces

ACMSUS401 

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 

ACMWHS401

Maintain workplace health and safety processes 

AHCPMG307 

Apply animal trapping techniques 

AHCPMG409 

Implement a pest management plan 

TLIE4013

Apply workplace statistics

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

ACM40121 Certificate IV in Animal Regulation and Management

ACM40117 Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation  

Title changed

Changes to packaging rules, core and elective units

Not equivalent

Links

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