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  • ACMSS00001

Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set
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At a glance

Broaden your skills with this short course in microchip implantation, and help reunite lost pets with their families.

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ACMSS00001 Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set

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Course overview

Course overview

Broaden your skills with this short course in microchip implantation, and help reunite lost pets with their families. This practical course gives you the skills you need to implant microchips into cats and dogs. This addition to your existing veterinary nursing or animal care skill set will serve you well, with strong growth expected in veterinary science in the next five years.

The Microchip Implantation for Dogs and Cats Skill Set course is an easy to follow combination of online and practical assessments. Gain the skills necessary to implant permanent identification devices (microchips) into dogs and cats, and maintain and monitor pet’s health during and after the procedure. You will also gain valuable knowledge regarding occupational health and safety practices.

Successful completion of this course will give you the skills needed to implant microchips in cats and dogs.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ACMOHS301A
Contribute to occupational health and safety processes
ACMMIC401A
Implant microchip in cats and dogs
ACMGAS301A
Maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • 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


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for 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.
 

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 enrolments.

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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 will 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