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Certificate III in Working with Crocodiles

SFI30520

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work with crocodiles either in a controlled environment or in the wild and applies to individuals who apply a broad range of knowledge and skills in varied roles related to working with crocodiles. If working with crocodiles in a controlled environment, individuals undertake a range of tasks such as handling, feeding and monitoring stock, and monitoring environmental conditions under limited supervision. If working with crocodiles in the wild, individuals conduct activities in crocodile habitats.

Individuals undertaking this qualification will be required to take responsibility for:

  • risk factors associated with working with crocodiles
  • their own outputs and learning
  • participation in crocodile care teamwork.
  • The environments in which these individuals work include:

  • crocodile farms
  • crocodile research facilities
  • crocodile wildlife parks
  • Northern Australian waterways.
  • All work is carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety, food safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace. Licences or permits may be required for the use of firearms, operating vehicles or for restricted drugs used on crocodiles.

    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

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    NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    36.9%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers

    29.7%

    Labourers
    Managers

    8.8%

    Managers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

    Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

    25.4%

    Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
    Construction

    19.0%

    Construction
    Administrative and Support Services

    15.8%

    Administrative and Support Services

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

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

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    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Seafood Industry Career Pathway

    Certificate III in Working with Crocodiles is in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Seafood Industry.


    Stream

    Aquaculture

    Advanced Diploma

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