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ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services (Pet Grooming)

National ID ACM30122 State ID AD93
Qualify to work under supervision in a pet grooming salon

Gain job-ready skills for employment in any facility offering pet grooming services including, mobile or shop front salons, veterinary clinics, boarding kennels and pet retail outlets.

This is the most comprehensive qualification for pet grooming in Australia, for students with a genuine empathy for animals and communication skills and physical ability to work in the industry.

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CampusesMurdoch.

When Semester 1, 2024. Semester 2, 2023.

Study Mode On Campus.

Pet grooming is an important part of ensuring the overall health, hygiene and happiness of domestic animals. If you want to make a career out of your passion for our furry friends, this course will provide you with specialised training in all aspects of pet grooming services.

Learn from our team of experienced lecturers who can guide you to build a solid skillset in pet grooming, which will qualify you to work under supervision in a pet grooming establishment. Grow your knowledge in providing a high standard of hygiene grooming for domestic pets including washing, brushing and drying dogs, cleaning ears, using grooming tools and equipment, as well as specific grooming for different dog breeds and coats.

This is the most comprehensive qualification for pet grooming in Australia, and you’ll gain job ready skills for employment in any facility offering pet grooming services including, mobile or shop front salons, veterinary clinics, boarding kennels and pet retail outlets.

Students must have a genuine empathy for animals along with the communication skills and physical ability to successfully perform work placement in the pet grooming industry.

Study in specialist facilities

Our Murdoch campus has a dedicated Pet Grooming Clinic open to the general public which provides a simulated workplace environment. Students can gain hands-on experience in a real-life setting serving clients, taking care of animals and advancing their skills in pet grooming.

 

  • salon reception and housekeeping duties
  • bathing, brushing, trimming and other grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases cats
  • patience and genuine empathy for animals
  • customer service skills
  • cleanliness and professionalism.

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Murdoch
How On Campus

Units and fees

Semester 1, 2024

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals $268.40 $80.85 $25.75
ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal $268.40 $80.85 $25.75
ACMGEN315 Communicate effectively with clients and team members $122.00 $36.75 $10.50
ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes $292.80 $88.20 $48.25
Elective Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
$244.00 $73.50 $21.00
Provide sanitary and hygiene grooms for companion animals
$585.60 $176.40 $145.50
Condition animal behaviour
$292.80 $88.20 $53.75
Bath, dry and brush domestic dogs
$195.20 $58.80 $51.25
Provide reception services for an animal care facility
$146.40 $44.10 $25.75
Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal
$97.60 $29.40 $31.50
Semester 1, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $2,513.20 $439.00 $2,952.20
Concession $757.05 $439.00 $1,196.05

Semester 2, 2024

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
ACMGEN304 Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplaces $170.80 $51.45 $25.75
ACMGEN309 Provide basic animal first aid $170.80 $51.45 $41.00
ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work $195.20 $58.80 $43.00
Elective Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
Enhance companion animal coat and skin condition
$219.60 $66.15 $25.75
Provide general care of domestic dogs
$97.60 $29.40 $41.00
Groom dogs to meet breed style and coat requirements
$732.00 $220.50 $114.00
Perform grooms on cross breed dogs
$683.20 $205.80 $114.00
Semester 2, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $2,269.20 $404.50 $2,673.70
Concession $683.55 $404.50 $1,088.05

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Murdoch
How On Campus

Units and fees

Semester 2, 2023

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
ACMBEH301 Identify behaviours and interact safely with animals $268.40 $80.85 $25.75
ACMGEN303 Assess the welfare status of an animal $268.40 $80.85 $25.75
ACMGEN315 Communicate effectively with clients and team members $122.00 $36.75 $10.50
ACMWHS301 Contribute to workplace health and safety processes $292.80 $88.20 $48.25
Elective Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
$244.00 $73.50 $21.00
Provide sanitary and hygiene grooms for companion animals
$585.60 $176.40 $145.50
Condition animal behaviour
$292.80 $88.20 $53.75
Bath, dry and brush domestic dogs
$195.20 $58.80 $51.25
Provide reception services for an animal care facility
$146.40 $44.10 $25.75
Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal
$97.60 $29.40 $31.50
Semester 2, 2023 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $2,513.20 $439.00 $2,952.20
Concession $757.05 $439.00 $1,196.05

Semester 1, 2024

Core Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
ACMGEN304 Promote positive wellbeing in self and others in animal care workplaces $170.80 $51.45 $25.75
ACMGEN309 Provide basic animal first aid $170.80 $51.45 $41.00
ACMINF301 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work $195.20 $58.80 $43.00
Elective Fees
National ID Unit title Tuition fee Concession Resource fee
Enhance companion animal coat and skin condition
$219.60 $66.15 $25.75
Provide general care of domestic dogs
$97.60 $29.40 $41.00
Groom dogs to meet breed style and coat requirements
$732.00 $220.50 $114.00
Perform grooms on cross breed dogs
$683.20 $205.80 $114.00
Semester 1, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $2,269.20 $404.50 $2,673.70
Concession $683.55 $404.50 $1,088.05

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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