Introduction to Animal Care

Interested in working with animals? Get ready for work or further studies in the Animal Care industry!


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Introduction to Animal Care is a practical course designed for people looking for employment or training in the Animal Care industry.

Course content

  • Meet unusual pets and farm animals
  • Identify goals and improve employability skills
  • Study in a supportive and flexible learning environment
  • Learn in a small group with experienced teachers from the Animal Industry

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will gain:

  • A Statement of Participation
  • Your own Animal Care/Industry portfolio
  • Basic skills and understanding in Animal Care & Animal Industry
  • Improved employability skills and greater confidence
  • Pathway to ACM20117 Certificate II Animal Studies

Eligibility criteria

Government funded program for eligible participants.

Eligibility: Permanent Resident and/or Australian Citizen/New Zealand Citizen and not enrolled in secondary school (government, non-government, independent, Catholic or home schooling ) for more information please click

Please note: If under 17 years of age and disengaged from school, participants will need to obtain an official Transition from School Form for us to sight.

There are no pre-requisites for this course.People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to enrol, please click on or call 9415 8700.

This training is funded by the Federal and Victorian State Governments for eligible participants.


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