Box Hill Institute

Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services

ACM40317Box Hill Institute (RTO 4687)
Institution rating
4.2
Duration
12 monthsfull-time
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
February

Why study this course

This qualification is part of the Animal Care and Management Training Package. It is for companion animal workers who want to develop skills that include the special care of a variety of animals, managing and maintaining specialised animal housing facilities, and monitoring and maintaining the health of companion animals. Graduates can specialise in areas such as companion animal grooming services, breeding companion animal livestock, purchasing companion animal livestock and training companion animals.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 10 or equivalent; AND
  • Have the physical ability to undertake work placement in the industry

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Box Hill Campus - Elgar

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Box Hill Institute can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services
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Published Jul 2018
Certificate IV in Companion Animal ServicesBox Hill Institute
Graduation date2017
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course was good just the people who run it where bad they forgot one of our subjects and added it the night at 10 the night before and where angry when only 4 people showed up at 9 we where all told and looked at our calendar and it says classes are at 12 some class where great others did not have enough of the right information they didn’t keep up with grading people’s work and did it months later and half our class failed anyway
Published May 2018
Certificate IV in Companion Animal ServicesBox Hill Institute
Graduation date2017
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
It was great, but the way the institute plans classes and gets information around could be handled better.

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Find out more about this course

Certificate IV in Companion Animal ServicesACM40317

You may wish to discuss the following with Box Hill Institute:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services