Certificate III in Animal Care Services

If you've always dreamed of a career based on working with animals, then this ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy offers an excellent foundational platform for those seeking to launch their careers in the animal care and pet industry.

The objective of this certification is to prepare students for their prospective roles within diverse sectors of the animal care and management industry, including but not limited to pet stores, animal shelters, boarding kennels and catteries, grooming facilities, animal sanctuaries, and veterinary practices.

The curriculum of this course provides a comprehensive introduction to the animal care industry while emphasizing the importance of carrying out animal care duties in a manner that upholds ethical and humane standards. It encompasses training in key areas such as implementing animal hygiene practices, ensuring proper feeding and hydration of animals, providing elementary first aid, and assisting with general animal health care. In addition, the course is designed to build crucial professional competencies including effective intra-workplace communication, adherence to workplace health and safety protocols, and the promotion of environmentally sustainable practices within the work setting. Completion of this course will ensure students are not only skilled in providing quality animal care, but also well-versed in maintaining a safe, communicative, and sustainable workplace environment.

This course is available online with work placement. Work placement can be done either at an approved location of your choice, or at the Pet Stylist Academy on the Gold Coast.

ACM30122 Pet Stylist Academy
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Pet Stylist Academy

  • Qualification

    Certificate III, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self paced – up to 12 months

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.