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  • AMPSS00001

Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set
At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Animal Welfare Officer
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AMPSS00001 Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set

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Course overview

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.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AMPA2006
Apply animal welfare and handling requirements
AMPA411
Oversee humane handling of animals

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland