Certificate III in Captive Animals

Code:
ACM30310
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Government-subsidised training
Recognition
Meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Entry requirements
Certificate II in Animal Studies; or relevant work experience. Access to a captive animal workplace while undertaking this qualification is recommended.
Units in this course
Fee range
$9,350 - $9,350 (full fee)
$2,550 - $2,550
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Units
Unit code
Unit title
Unit type
ACMCAN301A
Work within a captive animal facility
Core
ACMCAN302A
Prepare and present information to the public
Core
ACMCAN303A
Support collection management
Core
ACMCAN304A
Prepare and maintain animal housing
Core
ACMCAN305A
Assist with capturing, restraining and moving animals
Core
ACMCAN306A
Monitor animal reproduction
Core
ACMGAS301A
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
Core
ACMGAS302A
Provide enrichment for animals
Core
ACMGAS303A
Plan for and provide nutritional requirements for animals
Core
ACMOHS301A
Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
Core
ACMSUS201A
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Core
ACMATE302A
Carry out institution containment and exclusion procedures
Elective
ACMCAN307A
Rehabilitate native wildlife
Elective
ACMCAN308A
Release native animals to natural environment
Elective
ACMCAN309A
Develop institutional husbandry guidelines
Elective
ACMCAN310A
Assist with exhibit design and renovation planning
Elective
ACMCAN311A
Care for young animals
Elective
ACMGAS305A
Rescue animals and apply basic first aid
Elective
ACMGAS306A
Assist with conditioning animals
Elective
ACMSPE301A
Provide basic care of amphibians
Elective
ACMSPE302A
Provide basic care of birds
Elective
ACMSPE303A
Provide basic care of common native mammals
Elective
ACMSPE304A
Provide basic care of dogs
Elective
ACMSPE305A
Provide basic care of domestic cats
Elective
ACMSPE306A
Provide basic care of marine fish
Elective
ACMSPE307A
Provide basic care of freshwater fish
Elective
ACMSPE308A
Provide basic care of marine aquatic invertebrates
Elective
ACMSPE309A
Provide basic care of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates
Elective
ACMSPE310A
Provide basic care of mammals
Elective
ACMSPE311A
Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles
Elective
ACMSPE312A
Provide basic care of rodents and rabbits
Elective
AHCFAU301A
Respond to wildlife emergencies
Elective
AHCNAR202A
Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
Elective
RTD2502A
Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
Elective
RTD3125A
Respond to wildlife emergencies
Elective
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