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ACMSS00023 - Animal Welfare Management Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 13/Apr/2021

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Release 1

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


This skill set is designed to provide individuals with skills and knowledge for higher level responsibilities in managing animal welfare. It involves assessing and managing the welfare of animals within a workplace and promoting animal welfare principles, policies and procedures to staff.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards ACM40121 Certificate IV in Animal Facility Management in the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

  • ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal
  • AHCLSK404 Implement and monitor animal welfare programs

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals with broad responsibilities for animal welfare in facilities that care for animals.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package and AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package meet exhibited and native wildlife industry requirements related to animal welfare management in a range of animal care facilities.