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ACMSS00012 - Preventative Biosecurity Skill Set (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 29/Nov/2017

Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACMSS00006 - Preventative Biosecurity Skill SetUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Replaced OHS unit with WHS unit 28/Nov/2017

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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 required to recognise unusual disease or plant pest signs and comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care workplaces and relevant field locations.

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

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

  • ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work
  • AHCBIO302 Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who are working across a broad spectrum of enterprises or sectors, where animal care is provided, and compliance with preventative biosecurity procedures is essential.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies meet industry requirements related to compliance with infection control procedures.

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