In a nutshell
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.
What you’ll need
To be eligible for this course, students should:
- Be at least 16 years old;
- Have completed Year 10 or equivalent;
- Have access to a computer, laptop or tablet with internet access and email address;
- Have proficiency in speaking and writing in English;
- Physically capable of restraining animals, handling animal feed and standing for extended periods of time.
While completing the ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services qualification from the Pet Stylist Academy, you may study the following subjects:
- ACMBEH301 - Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals
ACMGEN315 - Communicate effectively with clients and team members
ACMGEN303 - Assess welfare status of an animal
ACMGEN304 - Promote positive wellbeing for self and others in animal care workplaces
ACMGEN309 - Provide basic animal first aid
ACMINF301 - Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work
ACMWHS301 - Contribute to workplace health and safety processes
ACMGRM201 - Bath, dry and brush domestic dogs
ACMSPE316 - Provide general care of domestic dogs
ACMGEN310 - Provide reception services for an animal care facility
ACMBEH302 - Provide enrichment for animals
ACMGEN311 - Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing
BSBCMM211 - Apply Communication Skills
ACMGEN314 - Identify animal anatomy and physiology for animal care work
ACMSPE317 - Provide general care of domestic cats
ACMGEN205 - Source And Provide Information for animal care needs
BSBOPS304 - Deliver and Monitor a Service to Customers
Why Pet Stylist Academy?
Pet Stylist Academy, located on the Gold Coast, stands as one of Australia's premier training centre for pet grooming and animal courses, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence and proven effectiveness in training techniques and educational curriculum.
Since their establishment in 2013, they've been dedicated to nurturing exceptional individuals who go on to become outstanding animal services professionals. They offer a range of nationally accredited qualifications and courses that equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the dynamic animal industry.
At the helm of their esteemed faculty is the internationally accredited Master Groomer, Emily Myatt, leading a team of highly awarded
Pet Stylist Academy is committed to providing exceptional student support throughout their educational journey. The academy's dedicated team of instructors and mentors offer personalised guidance and assistance to students, ensuring they receive the necessary training and resources to excel in their pet styling careers.
With a focus on hands-on learning, practical demonstrations, and constructive feedback, the academy empowers its students to develop their skills and confidence, fostering a supportive and nurturing learning environment. Whether it's helping students with technical challenges or offering career advice, the academy goes above and beyond to ensure each student's success and growth in the pet styling industry.