Certificate II in Animal Studies

cert II animal studies
Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Course Location
Warragul; Bairnsdale
Course Duration
Full Time: 6 months
Part Time: 1 year
Course Cost
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Certificate II in Animal Studies (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Full Time; Blended
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • 2014
  • Ongoing
9.00am-3.30pm 2 days per week

Animal Studies Deparment
Fiona de Haan
Phone: (03) 5127 0161
Email: animalstudies@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC Morwell 3841

Course Overview

This qualification is a general pre-vocational qualification aimed at entry level into the animal care and management industry and inclusion into VET in schools.

Work placement is highly recommended with this course.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Animal Studies.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

Job roles associated with this course could include

  • working as an animal care and or shelter attendant
  • kennel hand
  • cattery attendant
  • pet shop assistant
  • dog groomer.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be at least 16 years of age
  • Students are required to undertake a literacy and numeracy assessment

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessments for this course will include a combination of competency based assessment methods.

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Certificate III in Animal Studies
  • Certificate III in Companion Animal Services
  • Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Structure

Seven Core Units and five Elective Units are required to successfully complete this course.