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Skill set details

ACMSS00035 - Animal-Assisted Services Skill Set (Release 1)

Summary

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Release Status:
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1 1 (this release) 13/Apr/2021

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Modification History

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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 to work as an animal handler providing animal-assisted services to support people with disabilities and special needs.

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
  • 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

  • ACMAAS401 Manage animals and facilitate human-animal interaction in animal-assisted services
  • ACMAAS402 Apply disability awareness to animal-assisted services
  • ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who are experienced working with animals and who want to provide animal-assisted services.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package meet the requirements to provide and/or contribute to animal-assisted services to support people with disabilities and special needs.