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ACM30617 Certificate III in Pet Grooming

National ID: ACM30617 | State ID: BDM7

This course will provide you with comprehensive training in all aspects of pet grooming services and qualifies you to work under supervision in a pet grooming establishment.

A Grooming assistant or Assistant Stylist undertakes salon reception and housekeeping duties as well as bathing, brushing, trimming and other grooming services for domestic pets, usually dogs and in some cases cats.

In addition to specific pet grooming skills, you will be assisted to develop the critical skills of patience and genuine empathy for animals, excellent customer service skills as well as high standards of cleanliness and professionalism.

This course builds a strong foundation for future employment in any facility offering pet grooming services including, mobile or shop front salons, veterinary clinics, boarding kennels and pet retail outlets. There is the additional pathway of moving on to the Certificate IV in Pet Styling which will then prepare you to own and operate your own pet grooming business.

Applicants must have empathy for animals and possess the communication skills and physical ability to successfully perform work placement in the pet grooming industry.

Students will participate in substantial blocks of industry work placement during their second semester.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

·Assistant grooming attendant

·Stylist assistant

·Trainee groomers

Further Study Option(s)

A variety of other qualifications within the Animal Studies fields

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website


Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated May 05, 2021