Course Details - AHC32816 Certificate III in Rural Operations (Seaview High School)

 This course will not be offered in 2020, bit it is anticipated that it will be offered in the following year

ISCA TitleAnimal Care and Husbandry
QualificationAHC32816 Certificate III in Rural Operations
RTORegional Skills Training (National Code 140107)
Host OrganisationSeaview High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThis course is designed for students who are passionate about animals and interested in the Animal Care and livestock Industry. They will learn about animal nutrition, anatomy, handling techniques, animal first aid and to administer medication. Course work to be completed between workshops. Phone and email support provided. Practical workshops involving domestic pets, wildlife and livestock with field trips to Pastoral Properties and Monarto Zoo.
PathwaysFurther Education Pathway - This Program will provide very useful underpinning knowledge for the following fields and study. Animal Science, Veterinary bioscience, Veterinary nursing, Pet styling, Livestock agent. Career Pathway - By successful completion of units of competency within this Qualification, students will earn SACE points toward ATAR for furthering Animal Care related career options such as Veterinarians, Vet Nursing, Parks and Wildlife/Zoos, Wildlife Rescue, Pet Industry, Animal Welfare - RSPCA, Working Dog Training, Livestock Agent, Stockfeed Merchant.
Entry RequirementsEligibility for the Training Guarantee for SACE Students scheme (TGSS). Entry level LNN.
Other RequirementsAttendance at an information session and interview. All students MUST be 16 at course commencement and TGSS eligible. Students must arrange their own animal care workplace location. Rubber soled work boots required.
Delivery Location(s)Seaview High School, 78-124 Seacombe Road, SEACOMBE HEIGHTS, SA, 5047
Dates and Times20 fortnightly sessions at Seaview High School on Wednesdays from 08:45 until 16:30.
Commencement date 01/01/20.
2 workshops a month. Please note that start and finish time may vary. Students will be notified in advance of any change to times.
Work Placement20 days
70 Hours
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 110 SACE credits
Up to 110 at Stage 2
Units Of Competency
CoreAHCWHS301Contribute to work health and safety processes50 nominal hours
 AHCWRK309Apply environmentally sustainable work practices50 nominal hours
 AHCFAU301Respond to wildlife emergencies70 nominal hours
 MSL973019Perform microscopic examination40 nominal hours
 AHCLSK301Administer medication to livestock80 nominal hours
 AHCLSK309Implement animal health control programs50 nominal hours
 AHCLSK331Comply with industry animal welfare requirements40 nominal hours
 AHCLSK318Rear newborn and young livestock50 nominal hours
 ACMGAS206Provide basic first aid for animals30 nominal hours
 ACMCAN307Rehabilitate native wildlife40 nominal hours
 ACMCAS306Provide grooming services for companion animal comfort80 nominal hours
 ACMGAS303Plan for and provide nutritional requirements to animals60 nominal hours
 ACMCAN305Assist with capturing, restraining and moving animals60 nominal hours
 ACMSPE304Provide basic care of domestic dogs40 nominal hours
 AHCLSK302Mate and monitor reproduction of alpacas60 nominal hours
 ACMSPE302Provide basic care of birds40 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Total Training CostTo be advised
Please contact Richard Harrington at Seaview High School 0439 809 464 for course cost. Course costs can be paid in instalments, please contact Richard Harrington at Seaview for further details on this.

Concession Card Holders are eligible for a reduction in total course cost. Please contact Richard Harrington at Seaview High School 0439 809 464 for course cost. Must be able to provide current card.
Cost NotesIn addition to the course cost, an administration fee will apply as follows: Non-ISCA DECD school - $50 per enrolment Non-DECD school - $250 per enrolment (refer to member school tab for list of ISCA schools)
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessInterview may be required.
Contact PersonMr Richard Harrington, Phone 08 8377 8043, Email
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