ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services

Do you see yourself thriving and growing in a career where you can contribute to the health and well-being of domestic, wild or captive animals? If your lack of skills and experience stands between you and your dream career, then the ACM30122 Certificate III in Animal Care Services course will fill those gaps and qualify you for animal care services roles with a nationally recognised qualification under your belt.
Course Provider
Dentos Pet Stylist Academy
(RTO 22557)
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Blended Learning (Online + Work Placement)

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Flexible Payment Plans from $29 Per Week

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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Students have up to 12 months to complete the course with self-paced study.
Blended (Online + Minimum of 15 days work placement)
Career Outcomes
  • Animal Shelter Worker
  • Kennel Attendant
  • Cattery Attendant
  • Pet Store Employee
  • Animal Daycare Provider
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Animal Groomer
  • Zoo or Sanctuary Assistant
Course Modules
  1. ACMBEH301 Identify Behaviours And Interact Safely With Animals
  2. ACMGEN315 Communicate Effectively With Clients And Team Members
  3. ACMGEN303 Assess Welfare Status Of An Animal
  4. ACMGEN304 Promote Positive Wellbeing For Self And Others In Animal Care Workplaces
  5. ACMGEN309 Provide Basic Animal First Aid
  6. ACMINF301 Comply With Infection Control Policies And Procedures In Animal Care Work
  7. ACMWHS301 Contribute To Workplace Health And Safety Processes
  8. ACMGRM201 Bath, Dry And Brush Domestic Dogs
  9. ACMSPE316 Provide General Care Of Domestic Dogs
  10. ACMGEN310 Provide Reception Services For An Animal Care Facility
  11. ACMBEH302 Provide Enrichment For Animals
  12. ACMGEN311 Maintain And Monitor Animal Health And Wellbeing
  13. BSBCMM211 Apply Communication Skills
  14. ACMGEN314 Identify Animal Anatomy And Physiology For Animal Care Work
  15. ACMSPE317 Provide General Care Of Domestic Cats
  16. ACMGEN205 Source And Provide Information For Animal Care Needs
  17. BSBOPS304 Deliver And Monitor A Service To Customers
Course Fees Include
Course Entry Requirements
  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • Completed Year 10 or Equivalent.
  • Access to a computer, laptop, or tablet.
  • Internet access and email address.
  • Proficiency in speaking and writing in English.
  • Physically capable of restraining animals, handling animal feed and standing for extended periods of time.
Work Placement

To acquire the necessary practical skills to complete a Certificate II Animal Care qualification, a workplace-based training program (known as a Work Placement) is mandatory. Work placement can be paid employment OR volunteering. Students must complete at least 15 full days of work placement.

The student is responsible for searching for and securing a work placement position that meets their location, schedule, and interests. If a student is currently working or volunteering in an animal-related business, they may be able to use their current employment or volunteering position for workplace training.

Payment Plans

Payment Options: Upfront, Installment, or flexible payment plans from $29 per week.

Course Accreditation

Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

Course Fees

The full fee for the course fee is $4,500. Students have a choice of paying the full amount up-front, or you can take advantage of one of the Pet Stylist Academy's easy interest-free payment plans.

Payment Plans

For your convenience the Pet Stylist Academy offers two interest-free payment plans, choose the one that best suits your lifestyle:

  • Direct Debit Option: $29 per week (36 months) - $35 per week (30 months) - $43.50 per week (24 months) - $58 per week (18 months) - $87 per week (12 months)
  • Instalment Option: Pay in five (5) installments - 1st installment $500 enrolment fee plus 4 x $1000 installments)

Australian students may also be able to access government assistance through one of the following programs:

Youth Allowance (for students aged 16–24 years)

Austudy (for students aged over 25 years)

ABSTUDY (for Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander students) 

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Dentos Pet Stylist Academy

Pet Stylist Academy, located on the Gold Coast, stands as one of Australia's premier training centre for pet grooming and animal courses, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence and proven effectiveness in training techniques and educational curriculum. Since their establishment in 2013, they've been dedicated to nurturing exceptional individuals who go on to become outstanding animal services professionals. They offer a range of nationally accredited qualifications and courses that equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the dynamic animal industry. At the helm of their esteemed faculty is the internationally accredited Master Groomer, Emily Myatt, leading a team of highly awarded professionals. Pet Stylist Academy is committed to providing exceptional student support throughout their educational journey. The academy's dedicated team of instructors and mentors offer personalised guidance and assistance to students, ensuring they receive the necessary training and resources to excel in their pet styling careers. With a focus on hands-on learning, practical demonstrations, and constructive feedback, the academy empowers its students to develop their skills and confidence, fostering a supportive and nurturing learning environment. Whether it's helping students with technical challenges or offering career advice, the academy goes above and beyond to ensure each student's success and growth in the pet styling industry.
(07) 5575 2200
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