Cert III in Companion Animal Services

Course Code: ACM30410

This Qualification is the industry Qualification for persons operating within a companion animal organisation. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this Qualification, the learner should have access to a companion animal workplace through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks.

Job role titles covered by this Qualification may include:

Pet shop/aquarium assistant
Kennel attendant
Cattery attendant
Assistant dog trainer
Pet exerciser
Assistant grooming attendant.

After achieving this Qualification, candidates may undertake ACM40310 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services that defines higher level job functions.


Units of Competence

ACMCAS301A Work effectively in the companion animal industry
ACMSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ACMOHS301A Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
ACMGAS203A Complete animal care hygiene routines
ACMINF301A Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
ACMCAS302A Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
ACMGAS301A Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
ACMCAN311A Care for young animals
ACMGAS302A Provide enrichment for animals
ACMSPE304A Provide basic care of dogs
ACMSPE305A Provide basic care of domestic cats
ACMSPE312A Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits