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ACM20117 – Certificate II in Animal Studies

Qualification Description

The Certificate II in Animal Studies is an ideal entry point into the animal care and management industry. This qualification prepares students for entry into sectors of the animal care and management industry, where workers provide care for animals in workplaces such as pet shops, animal shelters, kennels, catteries, groomers, sanctuaries and veterinary clinics.

This course will give you an introduction to the animal care industry and teach you how to conduct animal care work practices in an ethical and humane manner. Learn how to complete animal care hygiene routines, feed and water animals, provide basic first aid, and assist in the health care of animals. You’ll also gain essential workplace skills in effective workplace communication, workplace health and safety, and environmentally sustainable work practices.


  • Assistant grooming attendant
  • Pet store assistant
  • Trainee groomer
  • Kennel assistant
  • Boarding assistant


  • Blended
  • Online


  • Be at least 17 years old Completed Year 10
  • or equivalent Internet access and email address


  • RTO will assist you in work placement or volunteer work in a suitable animal facility.
  • The Certificate II in Animal Studies is a pathway into other qualifications such as the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.