Cert III in Companion Animal Services

Course Code: ACM30417

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.


 Units of Competency
ACMCAS301Work effectively in the companion animal industry
ACMSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ACMWHS301Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
ACMGAS203Complete animal care hygiene routines
ACMGAS301Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
ACMINF301Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
ACMCAS302Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care
BSBCUS301Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBWOR204Use business technology
ACMCAN311Care for young animals
ACMGAS302Provide enrichment for animals
ACMCAS303Provide advice on selection and care of aquatic animals
ACMSPE304Provide basic care of domestic dogs
ACMSPE305Provide basic care of domestic cats
ACMSPE312Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits