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ACMSS00045 - Companion Animal Incident Management Worker Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 16/Jul/2022

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Release 1

This version released with ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Version 6.0.


This skill set is designed to provide individuals with skills and knowledge to participate in the rescue of small companion animals during major incidents.

Pathways Information

These units of competency provide credit towards ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care, ACM40122 Certificate IV in Animal Regulation and Management and ACM40222 Certificate IV in Animal Facility Management.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

  • ACMAIM204 Participate in companion animal rescue
  • ACMAIM311 Communicate with companion animal owners about incident management processes
  • ACMGEN204 Assist in health care of animals
  • ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes

Target Group

This entry level skill set is for individuals who participate in companion level animal rescue during a major incident. It applies to workers and organisational volunteers.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from the ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package meet the industry requirements to participate in emergency team activity rescuing companion animals during major incidents.