Start date: July 2021
End date: December 2021
Our Certificate II in Animal Studies is a course designed for students wanting to under study to work in a range of careers within the animal care industry (see list below) or those wanting undertake further studies in Companion Animal Studies or Veterinary Nursing.
At Kangan Institute, we provide students with the opportunity to experience a simulated work place where your will gain industry relevant skills. Our teachers have a broad range of industry skills that they bring to the classroom environment ensuring that students have relevant and current understanding of industry practices.
You will gain skills in animal care management, reception duties, communication, basic animal care, hygiene, animal welfare, nutrition, Occupational Health and Safety, team work, animal handling.
This course may lead to employment in the animal care industry. Job role titles covered by this qualification may include:
• Animal care attendant
• Animal shelter attendant
• Kennel hand
• Cattery attendant
• Pet shop attendant
• Assistant dog groomer
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Also an added opportunity for students undertaking this course is work placement, read details below.
Work Placement is a mandatory component of this course. Kangan Institute will make efforts to secure an appropriate placement. Due to the current environment and circumstances outside our control placements may be delayed. This may then impact the completion dates for this course and deferment of graduation. Before you can start your practical placement, you will need to provide the following compulsory requirements:
• A valid Working with Children Check (Volunteer)
• A satisfactory National Police Check – National Police checks are conducted via fit2work, (our students have a special discount for these)
Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.
If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.