Diploma of Animal Technology

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

This qualification is part of the Animal Care and Management Training Package. It is the industry qualification for persons aiming to operate at a senior or managerial level and undertaking animal technology functions within a biomedical research or production environment. It is highly recommended that while undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to an animal technology workplace through either paid employment or substantial periods of work placement or work experience blocks.

Course Fee:

Australian: $12,831

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Certificate III in Animal Studies; Certificate III in Animal Technology; or relevant vocational experience is recommended.

Structure:

22 units: 20 core; 2 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide food and water for animals; Participate in workplace communications; Carry out institution containment and exclusion procedures; Carry out euthanasia of research animals; Monitor and maintain animal health and wellbeing; Provide behavioural enrichment for research animals; Carry out simple breeding procedures; Work with an animal technology institution; Prepare for and monitor anaesthesia in animals; Process and record data; Perform aseptic techniques; Carry out breeding procedures; Carry out post-mortem examination of a research animal; plus more and electives.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 02411J

Related Careers:

Animal Technician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Box Hill No info No Full time 2 years
Lilydale No info No Full time 2 years
For more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.

Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.

Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.

Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.

All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.

International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.

Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.

RTO: 4687

Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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