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Skill set details

ACMSS00030 - Animal Shelter Worker 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.

Description

This skill set provides individuals with the skills and knowledge required to work in animal shelters or holding facilities.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards qualifications in the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package including:

  • ACM30121 Certificate III in Animal Care Services
  • ACM40121 Certificate IV in Animal Regulation and Management
  • ACM40221 Certificate IV in Animal Facility Management
  • ACM40321 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

  • ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals
  • ACMBEH302 Provide enrichment for animals
  • ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal
  • ACMGEN305 Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
  • ACMGEN311 Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
  • ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who work in animal shelters or holding facilities.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package meet the requirements for individuals who work in animal shelters or holding facilities.