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AMPSS00001

Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set

Get the skills required to oversee animal welfare and handling in the meat processing industry with this specialised skill set. This short course is perfect for existing workers in the industry who are looking to upgrade their skills.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Ipswich Starts anytime Duration: up to 3 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Fee-Free TAFE
$0
Concession
$150
Subsidised
$275
Full Fee
$690
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Course overview

Get the skills required to oversee animal welfare and handling in the meat processing industry with this specialised skill set. This short course is perfect for existing workers in the industry who are looking to upgrade their skills.

There is a growing need to demonstrate to customers and regulators that animal welfare is appropriately managed by trained professionals. This makes this skill set an important qualification for any staff working in the meat processing industry.

In this course you will learn how to apply animal welfare and handling requirements, and oversee the humane handling of animals in abattoirs and meat processing plants.

Successful completion of this course will add value to your existing qualifications and will qualify you to manage an animal welfare team in the meat processing industry.

What can I do?

  • Animal Welfare Officer

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete all units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • AMPA2006
    Apply animal welfare and handling requirements
    UNIT CODE :
    AMPA2006
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify animal welfare issues and comply with the necessary requirements when handing animals. The requirements include all workplace and regulatory requirements for humane handling.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

  • UNIT CODE
  • AMPA416
    Oversee humane handling of animals
    UNIT CODE :
    AMPA416
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to oversee the handling and the slaughtering/euthanising of animals by a range of company personnel and/or government inspection staff to meet regulatory requirements.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Oversee humane handling of animals
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
Anytime
up to 3 months
2 days + self directed learning
Workplace
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $150
  • Subsidised: $275
  • Full fee: $690

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Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set (AMPSS00001)

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Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set

COURSE CODE: AMPSS00001
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that students are aged 15 or older by the course commencement date.

You must be currently employed in the animal industry in order to gain entry to this course.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You may also be required to purchase uniform items including leather work or hiking boots (not steel capped) and TAFE Queensland branded items. You will receive more information after enrolment or during orientation.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.