This occupation group covers Animal Attendants and Trainers not elsewhere classified. Occupations include: Crutching Contractor; Muleser
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
- teaching animals to obey verbal and non-verbal commands and addressing behavioural problems
- training animals to accept riders and pull vehicles
- training animals to perform in competitions
- bathing, cutting, combing, blow-drying and styling pets' coats, clipping their nails and cleaning their ears
- inspecting, preparing, cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining comfortable animal cages and enclosures
- transporting food, filling water troughs and feeding animals according to their individual needs
- maintaining animal health records, treating minor injuries and reporting serious conditions to Veterinarians
- exercising and playing with animals, answering visitor questions, and transferring animals between enclosures by leading or carrying them
- dusting and spraying insecticides on animals and immersing them in insecticide baths, to control insect pests
Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.
8 courses found.
RGR20117: Certificate II in Racing (Greyhound)
ACM50521: Diploma of Equine Allied Health
ACM40322: Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training
ACM40321: Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training
ACM30219: Certificate III in Animal Technology
|ACM30122: Certificate III in Animal Care Services
|ACM20121: Certificate II in Animal Care
ACM10121: Certificate I in Animal Care Industry Pathways