Study Certificate II in Animal Care with Foundation Learning Centre

ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care

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ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care

Do you want to work with animals?

Take the nationally accredited Certificate II in Animal Care and start your career as an animal attendant in an animal shelter or veterinary clinic. Turn your passion for animals into a career as you gain practical skills and build industry relationships.

Through theoretical and practical coursework, you will learn to:

  • Provide care to a range of animals
  • Monitor and maintain animal health
  • Practice hygiene and infection control
  • Respond to expectations of pet owners
  • Understand what is required in running a small companion animal business

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • The pre-requisite course to undertake a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • Strong foundation to continue your studies
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ACMGEN201Work in the animal care industryCore
BSBCMM211Apply communication skillsCore
ACMGEN202Complete animal care hygiene routinesCore
ACMGEN203Feed and water animalsCore
ACMSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesCore
ACMWHS201Participate in workplace health and safety processesCore
ACMGEN204Assist in health care of animalsCore
ACMGEN309Provide basic animal first aidElective
ACMGEN205Source and provide information for animal care needsElective
BSBOPS203Deliver a Service to CustomersElective
ACMSPE320Provide general care of mammalsElective
ACMSPE321Provide general care of non-venomous reptilesElective

New classes starting at our PENINSULA CAMPUS from Friday 4th August, running for 12 months.

Students completing this course can continue on to ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies, ACM30217 Certificate III in Animal Technology or ACM40412 Certificate VI in Veterinary Nursing, or undertake work within the animal care industry.


$8.50 per hour
$1.75 per hour
$.35 per hour
TOTAL PAYABLE$3955.00$1070.00$454.00
Government FundingN/A$8.50 p/h$8.00 p/h

Course & Fee Terms and Conditions

Fees are current as of December 2022.
The delivery mode for all courses at Foundation Learning Centre is via face-to-face and a mix of flexible remote or online learning. Face-to-face is delivered onsite at 1 Malcolm Court, Narre Warren. Student tuition and materials fees as published are subject to change given an individuals circumstances at enrolment. To be eligible for a concession amount, a valid concession card must be produced at the time of enrolment.
*Approximate Government contribution to Foundation Learning Centre per eligible funded student per contract hour.


Please call 03 9704 7388 or email:

Deahnn Johnson