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Course Description

Are you keen to learn about various species? Do you want to work in a pet store, welfare, kennel or cattery? Embark your animal career with this certificate II course. In this course, students will learn about microbiology, domestic pet care and wildlife.
This course will give you broad skills in basic care and health and well-being of wildlife and small animals.

























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Job Prospects

Animal Attendant

Boarding Kennel Assistant

Pet Shop Assistant

Trainee Veterinary Assistant

Animal Welfare Officer

Animal Technician

Farm Hand

Units of Study

Unit 1 -   Workplace Health and Safety -This unit covers WHS requirements in the workplace
Unit 2 -   Diet - This unit covers feline and canine diets
Unit 3 -   Microbiology - This unit covers microbial diseases 
Unit 4 -   Feline Psychology and Training - This unit covers feline sounds, body language and behaviour, health and training
Unit 5 -   Canine Psychology and Training - This unit covers quality of life, cognition, communication, training and general wellness
Unit 6 -   Guinea Pig Care - This unit covers history, diversity, housing, handling, diet, health and behaviour.
Unit 7 -   Arachnology - This unit covers physiology, structure and functions
Unit 8 -   Koala - This unit covers history, distribution, abundance, Feeding, Behaviour, Pathogens, Parasites and Predators.
Unit 9 -   Numbat, Mole, Bandicoot and Bilby - This unit covers behaviours, diet and habitat
Unit 10 - Platypus, Echidna and Wombat - This unit covers behaviours, diet and habitat
Unit 11 - Wallaby and Kangaroo - This unit covers habitat, geography, diet and reproduction
Unit 12 - Possum - This unit covers behaviours, diet and habitat

Students Receive

Once course is complete and fees are paid in full

1 x Certificate In Animal Care II

1 x Course Transcript 


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Certificate In Animal Care II

12 Months




Assessments - Exams 



Access to a computer

12 Months

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