Brisbane College of Australia

ACM30219 Certificate III in Animal Technology

Brisbane College of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101733

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

This qualification is aimed at new entrants to the Animal Technology industry. This qualification is the industry qualification for persons operating at a junior or assistant level and undertaking animal technology functions within a biomedical research or production environment. Work may include day-to-day support and assistance within a veterinary practice or animal technicians in animal science centres or providing help at animal centres. The course consists of 18 units of competency ranging from work within an animal technology facility, containment and exclusion procedures, preparing and monitoring anaesthesia for animals, conducting non-surgical procedures on animals, carrying out simple breeding procedures and providing basic care for a number of different animals.

Career and study pathway

Successful completion of this qualification may lead to further study, such as the Diploma of Animal Technology (ACM50110), that defines higher level job functions, or find employment within the animal technology field such as an animal technician, laboratory animal technician, technical officer or field technician.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a Certificate III in Animal Technology will be issued. Students will gain knowledge of a variety of animal technology functions within a biomedical research or production environment. Students may continue on to the Diploma of Animal Technology or gain a position as an animal technician, assistant or laboratory technician.

Program Structure

All units of competency are to be taught separately due to the wide range of possible combinations available. This allows for students to choose units which do not overlap with other units they have chosen, or have already completed.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact provider.
Start date: 18 July 2022
01 August 2022
04 October 2022
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane College of Australia

Brisbane Campus
160 Edward Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

  • IELTS score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 (or equivalent)
  • High school certificate (or equivalent) OR highest level of qualification

Address

Brisbane College of Australia
Brisbane Campus
160 Edward Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia