ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care

Do you feel a profound connection with horses and yearn to build an opportunity around this passion? Are you seeking a career path that combines your love for horses with professional expertise but don’t know where to start? If a solid skillset and experience are the only thing that stands between you and your dream of starting a career in horse care, then the ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care is tailored to bridge that gap with a nationally recognised qualification under your belt.
Course Provider
Dentos Pet Stylist Academy
(RTO 22557)
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Blended Learning (Online + Self-Paced Tasks)

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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 + Self-Paced Tasks)
Career Outcomes
  • Stable Hand
  • Horse Groomer
  • Equine Caretaker
  • Equine Health Technician
  • Equine Therapy Assistant
  • Horse Breeding Assistant
  • Equine Event Coordinator
Course Modules
  1. ACMEQU212 Handle Horses Safely
  2. ACMEQU213 Follow Safe Work Practices In Equine Industries
  3. ACMEQU215 Provide Daily Care For Horses
  4. ACMEQU216 Check And Treat Horses
  5. ACMEQU217 Load And Unload Horses
  6. ACMEQU220 Lunge Educated Horses
  7. ACMEQU218 Perform Horse Riding Skills At Walk, Trot And Canter
  8. ACMEQU219 Develop Riding Skills For Exercising Horses
  9. ACMEQU311 Prepare Horses For Presentation At An Event
  10. ACMEQU306 Provide Routine Care Of Horses
  11. ACMEQU214 Prepare To Work Safely Around Horses
  12. ACMEQU312 Prepare And Care For Horses To Perform At Events
  13. RGRPSH308 Provide First Aid And Emergency Care For Horses Or Other Equine
Course Fees Include
Course Entry Requirements
  • Be at least 15 years old.
  • Access to a computer, laptop, or tablet.
  • Internet access and email address.
  • Have access to suitable horses for practical tasks.
  • Have access to a supervisor with horse experience.
  • Physically capable of handling animal feed and standing for extended periods of time.
Self-Paced Tasks

Once the student has completed their theory study and assessments, they are then able to commence their practical training. The practical training is self-paced and can be work placement, volunteering, or utilising a horse stable you have access to. During the practical tasks, you will require the use of several different horses to perform a range of activities or tasks. Students can use a work placement, pony club or other horse club where suitable horses are accessible.

It is essential when attempting any unfamiliar tasks that you are under the supervision of an experienced horse person. Supervision should continue throughout the practical training and assessment tasks to minimise any risks.

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 $2,999.

Students have a choice of payiment options that best suit their financial circumstances.

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 (24 months) - $38.50 per week (18 months) - $58 per week (12 months)​
  • Installment Option - Pay in four (4) installments:1st installment $299 enrolment fee plus 3x $900 installments
*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.
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