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
Assistant dog trainer
Assistant grooming attendant.
The following Units of Competency are a typical example however may vary based on the Registered Training Organisation.
|Units of Competency||Nominal Hours|
|ACMCAS301||Work effectively in the companion animal industry||30|
|ACMSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices||20|
|ACMWHS301||Contribute to workplace health and safety processes||50|
|ACMGAS203||Complete animal care hygiene routines||30|
|ACMGAS301||Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing||50|
|ACMINF301||Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work||60|
|ACMCAS302||Provide advice on companion animal selection and general care||50|
|BSBCUS301||Deliver and monitor a service to customers||35|
|BSBWOR204||Use business technology||20|
|ACMCAN311||Care for young animals||40|
|ACMGAS302||Provide enrichment for animals||40|
|ACMGAS303||Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals||60|
|ACMSPE304||Provide basic care of domestic dogs||40|
|ACMSPE305||Provide basic care of domestic cats||40|
|ACMSPE312||Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits||40|