Certificate II in Animal Studies

Course Code: ACM20117
Study Area:
Animal Studies


Start date: February 2020

End date: July 2020



Campus
 
  • Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Classes run 2 - 3 days per week from 9am - 4pm

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • This course may lead to employment as a: • Animal Care Attendant • Animal Shelter Attendant • Kennel Hand • Cattery Attendant • Assistant Dog Groomer

Prerequisites
  • You must be at least 15 years old at the time of application and have satisfactory literacy and numeracy skills.

Course overview

This is a general qualification for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics. At this level, work takes place under direct supervision within clearly defined guidelines for work activities. No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, individual units of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Users of this qualification must refer to the relevant state or territory jurisdiction for details.

How to apply
 
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Interview and a literacy and numeracy evaluation.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Assignment, Observation, Written Test, Practical Assessment.

Learning options
  • Blended

Key study areas
 
Animal care, animal hygiene, occupational health and safety.

Further study opportunities
  • You may wish to go on to complete studies in a certificate III program, such as the Certificate III in Animal Studies (ACM30117) and the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (ACM40412).

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$1,432.00
Concession - average total course fee*$286.40
Full fee - average total course fee*$4,636.00
B.   Materials average fee**$132.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$200.00
Indicative pricing for:
A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$1,467.80
Concession - average total course fee*$293.56
Full fee - average total course fee*$4,751.90
B.   Materials average fee**$131.20
C.   Consumables average fee**$200.90
Indicative pricing for:
A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$1,432.00
Concession - average total course fee*$286.40
Full fee - average total course fee*$4,636.00
B.   Materials average fee**$132.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$200.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


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