Certificate III in Animal Technology
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 care at animal centres.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in the animal technology field as an animal technician, laboratory animal technician, field technician or animal carer.
This course consists of 18 units of competency.
- Domestic Students: None
- International Students: IELTS score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 (or equivalent) and high school certificate
Duration: 52 weeks
Diploma of Animal Technology
This qualification is aimed at those seeking to build on their qualifications and experience in animal technology functions and gain a senior or managerial level role involving biomedical research or production environment. It is ideally suited to people who wish to gain knowledge and theory in substantial depth. It is highly recommended that while undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to an animal technology workplace through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or experience.
Upon successful completion of this course students may gain employment as an animal technology manager, facility manager, senior animal technologist, animal house manager, supervising animal technician or gain credit towards graduate level study.
This course consists of 23 units of competency.
- Domestic Students: High school certificate or highest level of qualification
- International Students: IELTS score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 (or equivalent) and high school certificate/highest level of qualification
Duration: 52 weeks
2 years (incl Certificate III in Animal Technology)