Skill set details

ACMSS00007 - Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACMSS00001 - Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill SetUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Replaced OHS unit with WHS unit 28/Nov/2017

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

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Modification History



Release 1

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


This skill set is designed to prepare individuals with the skills and knowledge to understand, interpret and apply microchip implantation procedures on cats and dogs whilst exhibiting appropriate care for animals so that stress and discomfort is minimised.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies, ACM30317 Certificate III in Captive Animals, ACM30417 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services and ACM40417 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Regulatory requirements apply to this skill set but vary according to state/territory jurisdictions. Users must check with the relevant regulatory authority before delivery.

Skill Set Requirements

  • ACMGAS301 Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
  • ACMMIC401 Implant microchip in cats and dogs
  • ACMWHS201 Participate in workplace health and safety processes

Target Group

This skill set is for Individuals who are registered as a state or territory 'approved microchip implanter for cats and dogs'.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package meet the state and territory regulatory requirements for recognition as an approved microchip implanter for cats and dogs.