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Certificate III in Pet Grooming

National ID: ACM30612 | State ID: J361

 

This course will provide you with comprehensive training in all aspects of pet grooming services. A pet grooming attendant undertakes salon reception and housekeeping duties as well as bathing, brushing, trimming and other grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases cats. You will learn patience and a genuine empathy for animals, excellent customer service skills as well as high standards of cleanliness and professionalism.

In addition to specific pet grooming skills, you will learn how to contribute to workplace health and safety processes, complete animal care hygiene routines, comply with infection control policies and procedures, work effectively in the companion animal industry and provide basic first aid for animals. This course builds a strong foundation for future employment in pet retail shops, pet grooming salons, pet boarding facilities, animal rescue centres, animal training facilities and veterinary clinics. With experience, you may go on to owning and operating your own pet grooming business.

It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the individual has access to a workplace that provides pet grooming services through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks.

Applicants must have empathy for animals and possess the communication skills and physical ability to successfully perform work placement in the pet grooming industry.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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Job opportunities

  • Assistant grooming attendant
  • Stylist assistant
  • Trainee groomers

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

A variety of other qualifications within the Animal Studies fields.

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Course Overview

Where Murdoch
Duration One year
HowFull Time (On Campus)
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

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International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Complete animal care hygiene routinesACMGAS203AD3903
Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal workACMINF301AD3917
Contribute to workplace health and safety processesACMWHS301AWE893
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeingACMGAS301AD3911
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesACMSUS201AD3884
Perform a cross breed clipACMGRM302AWE880
Perform dog grooms on different coat typesACMGRM301AWE879
Provide basic first aid for animalsACMGAS206AD3906
Provide companion animal hydro-bathing servicesACMCAS307AD3873
Provide grooming services for companion animal comfortACMCAS306AD3872
Work effectively in the companion animal industryACMCAS301AD3867
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Balance and secure point-of-sale terminalSIRRRTF001AWX42
Enhance customer service experiencesSITXCCS007AWQ67
Provide basic care of dogsACMSPE304AD3926
Provide information on companion animals, products and servicesACMGAS209AD3909
Provide reception services for an animal care facilityACMGAS207AD3907
How to apply

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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