Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

ACM30417

Course Overview

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Average Course Fee: $7200

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

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Description

This qualification is the industry qualification for persons operating within a companion animal organisation.

Job roles covered by this qualification may include:

  • pet shop/aquarium assistant
  • kennel attendant
  • cattery attendant
  • assistant dog trainer
  • pet exerciser
  • assistant grooming attendant.
  • No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, an individual unit of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

    Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

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    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates of this course who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay.

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Health field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

    Jobs

    Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

    Sales Workers

    24.6%

    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    13.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

    Retail Trade

    24.7%

    Retail Trade
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    23.1%

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Other Services

    18.8%

    Other Services

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

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    Australian Apprenticeships


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