Skill set details

ACMSS00010 - Native Mammal Rehabilitation Skill Set (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACMSS00004 - Native Mammal Rehabilitation Skill SetUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Replaced OHS unit with WHS unit 28/Nov/2017
Is superseded by ACMSS00022 - Native Wildlife Rehabilitation Skill SetFour species specific rehabilitation skill sets merged to reduce duplication of content 12/Apr/2021

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 rescue and rehabilitate native wildlife and common native mammals by providing management to minimise animal stress and injuries and basic first aid.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards the ACM30317 Certificate III in Captive Animals.

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

  • ACMCAN305 Assist with capturing, restraining and moving animals
  • ACMCAN307 Rehabilitate native wildlife
  • ACMCAN308 Release native animals to natural environment
  • ACMCAN311 Care for young animals
  • ACMGAS305 Rescue animals and apply basic first aid
  • ACMSPE303 Provide basic care of native mammals
  • ACMWHS201 Participate in workplace health and safety processes

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who are working as native wildlife carers in the animal care and management industry.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies meet the requirements to gain a Rehabilitation Permit for wildlife carers.